How Many Versions of Windows 8 is Too Many?

It appears that Microsoft is planning 9 potential versions: Windows 8 Starter; Windows 8 Home Basic; Windows 8 Home Premium; Windows 8 Professional; Windows 8 Professional Plus; Windows 8 Enterprise; Windows 8 Enterprise Eval; Windows 8 Ultimate; and Windows 8 ARM. That is two more versions than what was in Windows 7.  These versions were garnered from a peak into HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENT VERSION\COMPONENT BASED SERVICING\PACKAGE INDEX\PRODUCT which may have been first discovered and referred to in an Engadget…

SOLVED: Does the XBox 360, or XBox 360 Slim Have a Gigabit Network Card

No! All XBox 360 versions, including the Slim, come with a 10/100MB Network Card. The Microsoft XBox 360 motherboard has had several version changes, just like all long life electronics, usually as a result of manufacturing improvements designed to save money.   XBox 360 Motherboard Hardware Revisions (from the good people at WikiPedia) Codename CPU GPU HDMI Power Supply In Production Date Released Notes Xenon 90 nm 90 nm No 203 W No November 2005 Original release. Zephyr…

Windows 7 Versions / Editions Compared

Win 7 comes in many different flavours but in North America there are only 5. Quick Notes: If you are using Windows 7 Starter, about the only things you will find annoying is the inability to change wallpapers and that lack of Aero (the glass like window frames in 7) Ultimate and Enterprise are the same product however Windows 7 Enterprise is a corporate license only SKU which allows the user to access some additional software…