A few Questions About Windows 10 Enterprise (Not LTSC).

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  1. PolyNelson3200MAX

    PolyNelson3200MAX MDL Novice

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    #1 PolyNelson3200MAX, Aug 14, 2019
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    I mean, in the past, with Windows 7, Ultimate and Enterprise where the same feature-wise (with licensing being the only difference)...

    But now with Windows 10, Enterprise edition supports HWID activation, just like the retail SKUs...

    - So is it the most complete and feature-rich SKU like Ultimate was for Vista and 7?
    - Or is there another edition with even more features?

    - And a final question - Is Enterprise the closest thing we have to Ultimate these days?
     
  2. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    All sku's, except LTSC, can be hwid activated.

    It's not about features, it's about administration options.
     
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  3. Carlos Detweiller

    Carlos Detweiller MDL Spinning Tortoise

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    The "highest" SKU (in terms of licensing) is Windows 10 Education. This one cannot be upgraded any further, tmk.
     
  4. PolyNelson3200MAX

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    But which one is the most feature-packed?
     
  5. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    ent, edu, pro-edu and pro-work will have about the same features.
     
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  6. PolyNelson3200MAX

    PolyNelson3200MAX MDL Novice

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    Well, it seems a few things changed since Windows Vista and 7 days then.

    One final question: I currently use Enterprise... Which one of these would you recommend me to use?
    I basically want the best of the best. The most complete and powerful SKU. (Because, why not? :D)
     
  7. Enthousiast

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    Combine the info given to you and decide for yourself:)
     
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  8. PolyNelson3200MAX

    PolyNelson3200MAX MDL Novice

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    One thing I noticed by looking at the registry, is that all editions starting with Pro, are derived from Enterprise, they're subsets of Ent.
    Anyway, thanks everyone for the clarifications.
     
  9. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    Pro, edu, ent, pro-edu, pro-work (and serverrdsh probably too) are just license switches apart from eachother, you can simply switch by inserting their keys and then it instantly switches to the edition the key is for.
     
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  10. whitestar_999

    whitestar_999 MDL Addicted

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    I remember someone here used to mention regularly that Edu version has relatively lesser ads by default because of its licensing & less tendency to ignore group policies(for certain ads?).