Originally posted by YanBooth
I am getting XP Pro, but will the free support that comes with the $100 extra Retail version be useful if I have a problem during installation on a home built desktop?
You can't say "Free Support" then explain how it comes with $100 extra on the price tag.
Personally, I don't beleive the support will be useful for installation on your home built destop, installation is a breaze, if you know how to read you can install by yourself, even being a novice.
Tech support after installation isn't necessary either, you can either find help here (which is 10000% better than Microsoft's Tech Support, IMO) or just ask a friend or local computer store.
So IMHO, the $100 Retail Package is not