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Xp Corporate

By emo_cath ·
I can't find what XP corporate is!! Is it just a different version of XP that comes with all the same accessories or is it a different programme altogether!!

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by Mark W. Kaelin Editor In reply to Xp Corporate

Could you possibly be referring to Windows Update Corporate Edition? Thats a system that allows network admins to host Windows updates locally - to give them more control over security patches etc.

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by JamesRL In reply to Xp Corporate

Could it be...

Large corporations with licensing agreements with MS get CDs full of all the latest software - they have to license what they install.

But the trick is, in the case of XP, it doesn't go through the whole registration with MS process - so that you can use the same image and CD code on all of your PCs.

Thats probably what someone means when they say corporate.


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by p.j.hutchison In reply to Xp Corporate

There are four flavours of Windows XP
Windows XP Home
Windows XP Pro
Windows XP Tablet Edition
Windows XP Media Centre

and there are different licencing versions:
a) Retail (buy from shop)
b) OEM (provided with New PC)
c) Academic (for Teachers and Students)
d) Volume/Corporate licences:
- Select Licence (provided as part of Select program)
- Open Licence (governments)
- Software Assurance
- Enterprise [Subscription] Agreement

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by pgm554 In reply to Xp Corporate

XP Corporate is a version of Windows that does not need to be registered.

It contains a few files that are different than the OEM or retail copies.

Forced registration is not mandatory.

So if you change a NIC , memory or video,it does not nag you to reregister the OS or otherwise time out.

Other than that, the features are no different than any other version of XP Pro.

You can get corporate licensing with as little 5 users.
The same applies to Office products.

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