Windows XP Home and Pro
- XP Pro supports 2 processors, Home only supports one.
- XP Pro also has Austomated System Recovery, Dynamic Disk Support, integrated FAX function, IIS web server,encrypted file system, file level access control, domain wizard, group policy, intellimirror, roaming file access, multi-language support, SNMP, simple TCP/IP, client for Netware, network, monitor,, and many other networking options not included in Home.
- Guest access is off by default in Pro but on by default in Home.
Basically Home is intended for stand alone use while Pro has all of the additional features needed for networking.
This article written by Stephen Chapman, Felgall Pty Ltd.