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Windows XP Professional recommended for lasers

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by -Barry-, Jul 20, 2006.

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  1. -Barry-

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    I'm looking for a laser printer and I noticed that both HP and Toshiba recommend Windows XP Professional. Why? I have XP Home.

    Also, it seems strange that this Toshiba page advertises other brands.
     
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    That should not matter. The biggest difference between xp home and proff is that proff you can join a domain, they they get less significant as the go. What I am thinking is if they recommend XP prof they have all the bases covered, even for non printing issues.
    I would get the HP LJ if you are going to buy.

    possible too they may have software that needs xp proff for print server , i am still think ing it is a non issue
    will you be using this in a network ?
     
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    Windows Pro costs more money, HP likes money.
     
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    Purely a marketing ploy. Microsoft probably worked some kind of deal to get their logo splashed around their boxes and websites. It won't work any better on Pro than it does on Home.
     
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    ha ha ha that is funny . :)
     
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    Hello, I prefer HP. it seems to me more high-quality.
     
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