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About Windows 7 Home Premium

For those going absolutely bonkers with their new Windows 8 computers, help is at hand. Installing Windows 7 Home Premium from eBay allows you to run the easy-to-use version of the Microsoft product you prefer and make those icons disappear. Reviewers say Home Premium is "what Vista should have been" and falls short only in its inability to run a backup to a home server or network drive. On the flip side, it is very consistent in reminding users to back up their files and data. Parental controls have been migrated in part to the more robust Windows Live security system. For encryption of specific files, users need to choose Home Professional or another upgraded version. You can address other firewall and security issues through the control panel or in a management console that offers advanced options. Rolling back may be the smartest move. Get the OS you love and enjoy your computer again.