[DISCUSSION] Windows 10 Pro for Workstations SKU

Discussion in 'Windows 10' started by Micro, Aug 11, 2017.

  1. 6forLiving

    6forLiving MDL Novice

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    I did a license switch from the Microsoft Store.

    Checked the switched OS with ProductPolicy Editor and yes, now 4 physical processors are supported as well as 6TB of RAM.
    Which, as was stated here in another post, are features also present on Enterprise.

    This is what makes me think ProWS is actually a stripped-down Enterprise, just like S is a stripped-down Professional.
     
  2. Jacoub

    Jacoub MDL Member

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    Any idea where to download windows 10 insider preview 16257
     
  3. dhjohns

    dhjohns MDL Guru

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    If you are trying to make a digitally activated ProWS then 16278 works.
     
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  4. Bio Hazard

    Bio Hazard MDL Member

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    Any links for 16278? I searched everywhere but can’t find it :(
     
  5. s1ave77

    s1ave77 MDL Guide Dog/Dev

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  6. abbodi1406

    abbodi1406 MDL KB0000001

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    The opposite is logical
    ProfW is a Pro edition with extra Enterprise features
     
  7. dhjohns

    dhjohns MDL Guru

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    That is exactly why I use it.
     
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  8. Bio Hazard

    Bio Hazard MDL Member

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    So enterprise would have more features?
     
  9. dhjohns

    dhjohns MDL Guru

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    No, ProWS has more.
     
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  10. endbase

    endbase MDL Guru

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    But do you use them :p
     
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  11. xinso

    xinso MDL Guru

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    dhjohns, Enterprise is always NO. 1 Client, isn't it?
     
  12. dhjohns

    dhjohns MDL Guru

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    I have no clue. I have never used Enterprise, I see no need, but I am using ProWS now. I have a digital license tied to my MS account. :)
     
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  13. dhjohns

    dhjohns MDL Guru

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    There are so many features. I use what I like.
     
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  14. Bio Hazard

    Bio Hazard MDL Member

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    I have digital license for both enterprise and pro for workstations but still deciding which version to use.
     
  15. coromonadalix

    coromonadalix MDL Senior Member

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    seen that too switching from Entreprise to ProWS
     
  16. free1975yuly

    free1975yuly MDL Expert

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    Here I have 16.299 Pro for Workstation. Tried to update to 17.074 but the system won't...after restart all Windows Insider settings are reverted back to non-Windows Insider. Any help, please? Is here somebody with the same issues?
     
  17. lomticksoftoast

    lomticksoftoast MDL Member

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    It is possible to convert the 1709 (OS Build 17074.1000) WIM to Pro for Workstations (I used GodHand's conversion tool).
    After installation you get Windows 10 Pro for Workstations Insider Preview.
    So far, so good! However, I wasn't able to activate it.
    You can do a key conversion to Enterprise Insider Preview which activates.

    The insider evaluation copy expires 7 March 17...
    I have no idea what version you'll get if you let windows update do an automated fast-track update. Meaning that even if you could get PfW Insider Preview to activate, in less than two months, I think you'll have to do a complete bare-metal reinstall!
    pfwabout.jpg Enterprise about.jpg
     
  18. dhjohns

    dhjohns MDL Guru

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    I activated it with a kms server and the GVLK key. I inserted kms into registry. Just for testing though in Hyper-V as I have a digitally activated PWS attached to my MS account.
     
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