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As a .NET developer, should I have Windows 7 Professional? Or Home Premium?

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I guess I am being lazy in not looking up for myself what the differences are between Home Premium and Professional, but I also find it hard to really get the information I need from the Microsoft website without getting bogged down in marketing. So... is there any reason I should get Windows 7 Pro instead of Home Premium (as a developer)?

I currently use my XP box to update my old VB6 code still in production, and am using my 32-bit Vista box for .NET 2008 development of the next generation of the same product. I'm getting a 64-bit Window 7 machine and am wondering whether I need or will benefit from having Windows 7 Pro.

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