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Fundamentals
Feature Home Basic Home Premium Business Ultimate Enterprise
SafeDocs backup and restore
Backup (scheduled)
Backup (network-based)
Shadow copy client
Encrypted File System (EFS)
Supports migration from XP
Productivity
Feature Home Basic Home Premium Business Ultimate Enterprise
Desktop Window Manager (DWM)
Aero glass, animations, visual effects
Productivity features (rolodex, tab previews, task bar previews)
Unlimited screen resolution support
Fast User Switching (FUS)
Communications
Feature Home Basic Home Premium Business Ultimate Enterprise
RDP/Remote Desktop
P2P Meeting Place (ad-hoc meetings, people discovery, presentation broadcast)
Windows Web Server (optional)
Windows Fax client
Digital Media & Entertainment
Feature Home Basic Home Premium Business Ultimate Enterprise
DVD Video Authoring
Direct Media Mode
Media Center (including Extender and games)
Number of remote Media Center sessions supported n/a 5 n/a 5 n/a
Movie Maker HD Publishing
Advanced Photography features
Premium Games (3D Chess, Shanghai Solitaire)
Windows Media Player 11 and related components
Networking
Feature Home Basic Home Premium Business Ultimate Enterprise
Number of supported network connections 5 10 10 10 10
Domain join support Quattro only
1:1 Network projection
SNMP support
Internet Connection Sharing (ICS)
Mobility
Feature Home Basic Home Premium Business Ultimate Enterprise
PC-to-PC Sync
Mobility Center
Tablet PC functionality
Auxiliary Display support
Offline folders with client-side caching
PC management
Feature Home Basic Home Premium Business Ultimate Enterprise
Subsystem for UNIX-based Applications (SUA)
Secure Startup (Cornerstone)
Single Session Virtual PC
Multi-Language User Interface (MUI)
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