Sunday, May 17, 2009

Windows 7 OS Features

Windows 7 OSFeatures Provided:
Windows 7 boots faster than Vista ,Installation is easy, smoother and faster ,With Windows Virtual PC and ‘XP mode add-on,XP compatible software could be run on a PC installed with Windows 7

Taskbar sports bigger icons; and programmes can be ‘pinned’ to it. A ‘jump list’, when clicked, offers a view of recently used files and the option of pinning other files to it. Moving the mouse to the lower right corner of the desktop makes all the open Windows transparent and by going to the top of a window of choice and shaking it, all the other open windows will be minimised and sent to the taskbar

Refined navigation (including search), remote media streaming and Windows Touch. Remote media streaming enables secure, remote Internet access to home-based digital media libraries from another Windows 7 PC outside the home and Windows Touch makes it possible to control programmes using touch (on touch-screen enabled computers).


A multi-touch support, a redesigned Windows Shell with a new taskbar, a home networking system and performance improvements,advances in touch (much like in some mobile phones) and handwriting recognition, support for virtual hard disks, improved performance on multi-core processors, improved boot performance, and kernel improvements



Users can now re-arrange the icons minimised on desktop and instead of text descriptions, there are bigger icons. Pointing on an icon displays the thumbnail version of the application minimised by the user, thus giving a peek into the application. New items have been added to the control panel, including clear type text tuner, troubleshooting, workspaces centre, location and other sensors, credential manager and system icons.Windows security centre called Windows Action Centre encompasses both security and maintenance of the computer. Windows 7 will include Internet Explorer 8 and Windows Media Player 12.


System Requirements for Windows 7
With the RC, Microsoft is also providing guidance on the minimum system requirements for Windows 7:
  • 1 GHz or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 1 GB of RAM (32-bit)/2 GB of RAM (64-bit)
  • 16 GB of available disk space (32-bit)/20 GB (64-bit)
  • DirectX 9 graphics device with Windows Display Driver Model 1.0 or higher driver

Price:
Starter - £50.
Home Basic - £100.
Home Premium - £150.
Business - £170.
Ultimate - £200.

Available for launch by this Christmas.

Tags: windows 7,new windows os,new windows operating system.