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Platinum Edition Using® Microsoft® Windows® XP by Brian Knittel, Robert Cowart

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What Is Not in Windows XP Professional

Windows XP Professional is almost completely a superset of Windows XP Home Edition. In other words, virtually every feature found in Windows XP Home Edition is also part of Windows XP Professional. Thus, it's no longer necessary to decide between multimedia features and corporate networking as you would with Windows Me and Windows 2000 Professional.

About the only major feature missing from Windows XP Professional is Windows XP Home Edition's simplified user configuration. Because Windows XP Professional is designed for corporate networking, it uses, as you learned earlier in this chapter, corporate-style security settings that are much more comprehensive than those used by Windows XP Home Edition. Otherwise, ...

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