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Microsoft’s prepping a new version of Windows 10 for power users

by Josh Levenson | June 5, 2017June 5, 2017 1:30 pm PST

A couple of eagle-eyed Twitter users have discovered references pertaining to a new version of Windows 10 in an internal build of the operating system Microsoft accidentally released last week.

In a presentation that was found tucked away inside the prematurely-published release, Microsoft details a new edition of Windows 10 designed specifically for “Advanced PCs.”

It’s called “Windows 10 Pro for Workstation” and appears to have four main features that aren’t included in the standard version of Windows 10 Pro: Workstation mode, resilient file system storage, faster file sharing and expanded hardware support.

Windows 10 Pro for Workstation won’t be useful for everyone

Obviously, Windows 10 Pro for Workstation won’t be useful for everyone, which is why Microsoft’s marketing it towards users who process a large amount of data and will benefit from the facility to add more CPUs.

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