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100 Things You Need to Know About Microsoft Windows Vista by Eric Geier

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2. Choosing and Installing a Windows Vista Edition

Unlike previous versions of Windows, which came in one or two basic flavors, Vista comes in a whopping five flavors—each offering different features and an entirely different price tag. As you can imagine, making this choice can be daunting. This chapter, however, will help you decide which version is right for you. Regardless of whether you are upgrading an existing computer to Vista or shopping for a new computer with Vista preloaded, this chapter will help you make the best choice.

12. Compare Vista Editions

As you might have already discovered, there are five different editions of Windows Vista you can choose from, which are summarized in the following list:

  • Home Basic: Includes only the ...

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