Microsoft Windows v.7.0 Ultimate
Making every task simpler
and every day easier
[Licensed for Use on 1 PC]
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate is your PC, simplified. With less waiting, fewer clicks, and less complexity, Windows 7 helps you do more with less of what you don't need. The Ultimate edition is designed to meet the needs of business and home use alike, and omits none of the features found in the Home Premium or Professional editions of the software. Hundreds of new and improved features, including Jump Lists, an improved taskbar, and Internet Explorer 8, simplify the way your PC, as well as the way that your PC connects to the world.
- Makes the things you do every day easier with improved desktop navigation
- Faster and easier to launch programs and find the documents you use most often
- Make you web experience faster, easier and safer than ever with Internet Explorer 8
- Easy to create a home network and connect your PCs to a printer with HomeGroup
- Watch, pause, rewind, and record TV on your PC
- Run many existing Windows XP productivity applications in Windows 7
- Connect to company networks easily and securely with Domain Join
- Recover your data easily with automatic back-up to your home or business network
- Help protect your data on your PC and portable storage devices against loss or theft with BitLocker
- Work in the language of your choice or switch between any of 35 languages
What's New in Windows 7: Improved taskbar and full-screen previews
- Pin any program to the taskbar so it is always just a click away,
- Rearrange the icons on the taskbar just by clicking and dragging
- Hover over the icons and you will see thumbnails of every file or window that open in that program
- Hover over the thumbnail, you will see a full-screen preview of that window
- A handy way to quickly reach the files you have been working with
- Other files you want to keep handy, you can just pin them to the Jump List so they will always appear
- Some programs, such as Windows Media Player, can pre-populate their Jump Lists with common tasks.
- On the Jump List for Internet Explorer, you will see frequently and recently viewed websites
- Windows 7 simplifies how you work with the windows on your desktop.
- With Snaps, you can simply grab a window and pull it to either side edge of the screen to fill half the screen.
- Snap windows to both sides, and it is easier than ever to compare those windows.
- Quickly see your gadgets or grab a file from your desktop
- Windows Search helps you find virtually anything on your PC quickly and easily.
- Windows 7 also makes search results more relevant and easier to understand.
- By collecting things into a single view, libraries make it simpler to find what you are looking for.
- You can search your Libraries using filters to customize your search.
Internet Explorer 8
- Internet Explorer 8 helps you do what you want online, faster.
- Internet Explorer 8 brings you more information, with less effort.
- Innovations to the address bar, search, tabs, and the Favorites bar
- As you type a search request you will immediately start seeing relevant suggestions from your chosen search provider
- Search will also use your browsing history to narrow the suggestions.
- If you see what you are looking for, you can go right to the list without finishing the request.
- You can highlight a bit of information on any page, click on the blue Accelerators icon, and choose from a variety of relevant services
- If you highlight a street address and right click, the Live Maps Accelerator will show a map preview right there on the page
- Accelerators for e-mailing, blogging, searching, translating, and sharing information.
- Popular services including eBay and Facebook offer special Accelerators you can use with their sites.
- A Web Slice is something you use when you need to track information on a website, but you do not want to keep going to the site.
- Use a web slice for things like auction items, sports scores, entertainment columns, and weather reports.
- When the content you are watching changes, you will see it right away in the Web Slice in your Favorites Bar.
Better device management
- Use a single Devices and Printers screen to connect, manage, and use whatever printers, phones, and other devices you have on-hand.
- Device Stage helps you interact with any compatible device connected to your computer.
- From Device Stage you can see device status and run common tasks from a single window.
- HomeGroup makes connecting the computers in your home a painless process.
- HomeGroup is set up automatically when you add the first PC running Windows 7 to your home network.
- Adding more PCs running Windows 7 to the HomeGroup is an easy process.
- Sharing files across the various PCs in your home and many other devices is as easy as if all your data were on a single hard drive.
- Store digital photos on one computer and easily access them from a laptop anywhere in your home
View Available Network (VAN)
- Windows 7 makes viewing and connecting to all of your networks simple and consistent
- You will always have one-click access to available networks.
- All networks including ones based on Wi-Fi, mobile broadband, dial-up, or corporate VPN
Windows 7 Works Your Way
Faster, more responsive performance
- Windows 7 is designed to make PCs start up, shut down, resume from standby, and respond faster.
- New features to simplify the number of steps required to do common things.
- Windows Taskbar simplifies working with your applications and files
- Jump Lists put the documents you want handy and the ones you have used recently a couple clicks away
- Action Center gives you more control over how the operating system notifies you about system changes.
- Recover more quickly from problems when they do occur because when you are ready to address issues
Power management improvements
- Improve battery life with power-saving enhancements
- Adaptive display brightness dims the display if you have not used your PC for a while.
- Other improvements include using less power to play DVDs and using processing power more efficiently
- You can expect that most of the products that work with Windows Vista to work
- With Windows 7 Ultimate, you will be able to run many productivity and business programs designed for Windows XP
- If you are buying a new device or application, look for the "Compatible with Windows 7" logo.
- Windows 7 helps you solve more problems, and it helps you solve them on your own schedule.
- The Action Center is a new, integrated Control Panel experience that gives you a central place to go for tasks and notifications
- The new streamlined experience helps with addressing notifications and managing computer issues.
- If Windows 7 needs your attention, you will see an Action Center icon and can find out more by clicking it
- The Action Center will keep information waiting for you to address later.
New Possibilities with Windows 7
Easier TV, movies, and video
- Windows Media Center makes watching TV, movies, and other video content on your PC easier than ever.
- Contains a streamlined user interface and support for new content types and digital TV,
- With a simple USB TV Tuner you can record and watch shows on your schedule.
- Windows Media Center has been updated to manage a single TV guide containing both standard and digital high definition TV shows
TV, music, pictures, and video
- Windows 7 makes it easy to use your PC to stream music, videos, or photos to your home audio-video system and other networked media devices.
- New media streaming features make your PC a great hub for audio, video, recorded TV, and photos throughout your home.
- Enjoy your music, pictures, and videos easily on other computers running Windows 7 and other devices in your home.
- Select Play To, and you will see a list of devices and PCs on which you can play your music, like your network-connected stereo or Xbox 360.
- If your media receiver doesn't support the file format for your media, Windows 7 automatically converts that content into a format that your media receiver can play.
- Windows Media Player even offers controls to manage that device, such as play, stop, and skip tracks so your PC becomes your remote control.
Remote Media Streaming
- You can use the entertainment on your home PC from pretty much wherever you can connect to the Internet.
- Use Windows Media Player on your laptop to listen to music, and view pictures, videos, or recorded TV, in the media libraries on your home PC
- No need to take all your photos or music with you because you can tap into your home PC and share it easily
Keep your life in-sync with Windows Live
- Windows Live Essentials provides some features that were previously included in Windows Vista and other Windows operating systems
- Windows Live Essentials seamlessly connects what you do on your PC with the online services you use every day
- One easy download gives you Windows Live Photo Gallery, Mail, Messenger, Movie Maker, and more
- Manage your multiple e-mail accounts in one place
- Make the most of your digital photos
- Chat instantly with IM
- Keep your family safer online
- If you have got a touch-screen monitor, you can just touch your computer screen for a more direct and natural way to work.
- Use your fingers to scroll, resize windows, play media, and pan and zoom.
- The Start menu, Windows Taskbar, and Windows Explorer are touch-friendly, with larger icons that are easier to select with your finger.
- Browsing the web with Internet Explorer 8 is easier too—just use your finger to scroll down a Web page or browse your favorite links.
- Windows 7 also introduces support for new multi-touch technology, so you can control what happens on the screen with more than one finger.
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- 1 GHz processor
- 1 GB of RAM (32-bit); 2 GB of RAM (64-bit)
- 16 GB of available disk space (32-bit); 20 GB of available disk space (64-bit)
- DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver
- Music and sound require audio output
- Internet access (fees may apply)
Additional Requirements to Use Certain Features
- Depending on resolution, video playback may require additional memory and advanced graphics hardware
- For some Windows Media Center functionality a TV tuner and additional hardware may be required
- Windows Touch and Tablet PCs require specific hardware
- HomeGroup requires a network and PCs running Windows 7
- DVD/CD authoring requires a compatible optical drive
- BitLocker requires Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 1.2
- BitLocker To Go requires a USB flash drive
- Windows XP Mode requires an additional 1GB of RAM, an additional 15GB of available hard disk space, and a processor capable of hardware virtualization with Intel VT or AMD-V turned on
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