"Dale" <Dale@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> I am looking to buy a new laptop.
> The question is ...with which OS: Vista or Media Ctr?
> Does Vista (premium version) come with all of the features that are in the
> Media Ctr OS ? If not, were some omitted or do you not get access to them
> until you purchase a higheer version of Vista ?
Vista Home Premium doesn't have all the features of XP Media Center (which
was based on Professional). Things like Remote Desktop.
> Does Vista (premium) allow you to remotely assist someone else who is
> have a problem with their computer ?
It supports Remote Assistance, but not Remote Desktop. If you needed Remote
Desktop with Media Center you'd need the Ultimate edition.
The Product Guide here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...DisplayLang=en
Has the nitty gritty details about what features are supported in which
Microsoft MVP Windows Shell/User. http://www.windowsresource.net/
Get ready for Windows Vista: http://www.windowsvista.com/getready/
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