Windows 7 New Features By Shraddha Shah

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Windows 7 New Features By Shraddha Shah

  1. 1. Features in Microsoft Windows 7<br />
  2. 2. Agenda: - Taskbar change vs. windows XP.- Use Accessibility Tools .- Personalize Your Computer.- Other Advanced Features.- Fast Booting<br />
  3. 3. Taskbar change vs. windows XP:- Quick Launch - Show desktop shortcut - Notification Area <br />
  4. 4. Personalize Your Computer:- Themes - Aero  - Sounds - Desktop Background  - Screen Saver  - Font Size - User Account Picture - Desktop Gadgets <br />
  5. 5. Use Accessibility Tools :- Pinning items - The Snipping Tool - Sticky Notes - Make items on the screen appear bigger (Magnifier) - Type without using a keyboard (On-Screen Keyboard)- Hear text read aloud with Narrator - Use Speech Recognition <br />
  6. 6. Other Advanced Features:- Direct Access- Branch Cache- Federated Search- App Locker- Bit Locker- Virtual desktop infrastructure<br />
  7. 7. Taskbar change vs. windows XP:- Quick Launch - Show desktop shortcut - Notification Area <br />
  8. 8. Taskbar change vs. windows XP:- Quick Launch: theQuick Launch area from Windows XP has been removed. Now the whole taskbar is a Quick Launch area which you can fill with shortcuts.- Show desktop shortcut :the 'Show desktop' shortcut is now changed and moved. You can find it on the right side of the taskbar- Notification Area: thenotification area has been changed as well. By default, it will hide all icons except the ones for the Volume, Network and Action Center. To access the other icons, you need to click on the arrow on the left.<br />
  9. 9. Personalize Your Computer:- Themes - Aero  - Sounds - Desktop Background  - Screen Saver  - Font Size - User Account Picture - Desktop Gadgets <br />
  10. 10. Personalize Your Computer:- Themes  /Desktop Background /Screen Saver <br />
  11. 11. - Font Size <br /><ul><li>Desktop Gadgets</li></li></ul><li>Use Accessibility Tools :- Pinning items - The Snipping Tool - Sticky Notes - Make items on the screen appear bigger (Magnifier) - Type without using a keyboard (On-Screen Keyboard)- Hear text read aloud with Narrator - Use Speech Recognition <br />
  12. 12. - Pinning items : pinning items to the taskbar means adding shortcuts to it.-The Snipping Tool:The Snipping tool is used to capture screen shots.<br />
  13. 13. - Sticky Notes: - You can use to sticky notes to create to-do list. - Magnifier: It enlarges different parts of the screen. This is especially useful for viewing objects that are difficult to see, but also for seeing the whole screen more easily. - On-Screen Keyboard: Instead of relying on the physical keyboard to type and enter data, you can use On-Screen Keyboard.<br />
  14. 14. Use Speech Recognition: You can use your voice to control your computer. You can say commands that the computer will respond to, and you can dictate text to the computer.Beforeyou get started using Windows Speech Recognition, you'll need to connect a microphone to your computer.<br />
  15. 15. Other Advanced Features:- Direct Access- Branch Cache- Federated Search- App Locker- Bit Locker- Virtual desktop infrastructure<br />
  16. 16. Direct Access: Direct Access in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 enhances the productivity of mobile workers by connecting them seamlessly and more securely to their corporate network any time they have Internet access—without the need to “VPN”. When we enable Direct Access, the corporate network’s file shares, intranet websites, and line-of-business applications remain accessible wherever you have an Internet connection. <br />
  17. 17. VPN: <br />
  18. 18. Direct Access: <br />
  19. 19. Branch Cache:When Branch Cache is enabled, a copy of data accessed from intranet Web and file servers is cached locally within the branch office. When another client on the same network requests the file, the client downloads it from the local cache without downloading the same content across the WAN.<br />
  20. 20. Branch Cache:<br />
  21. 21. Branch Cache:<br />
  22. 22. Federated Search: Windows 7 enables users to search remote document repositories, SharePoint sites, Emails and Web applications as easily as they search their desktops—through the familiar Windows interface. Windows 7 federated search uses an existing public standard called “Open Search”. Users can select which sites they want to search from, or IT can populate a list for the user. Federated search results are presented in Windows explorer much like local files, with rich views, file details, and previews. <br />
  23. 23. Federated Search: Windows 7 enables users to search remote document repositories, SharePoint sites, Emails and Web applications as easily as they search their desktops—through the familiar Windows interface. Windows 7 federated search uses an existing public standard called “Open Search”. Users can select which sites they want to search from, or IT can populate a list for the user. Federated search results are presented in Windows explorer much like local files, with rich views, file details, and previews. <br />
  24. 24. Federated Search: <br />
  25. 25. Federated Search: <br />
  26. 26. App Locker:Specify what software is allowed to run on a user's PCs through centrally managed but flexible Group Policies. <br />
  27. 27. App Locker:<br />
  28. 28. App Locker:<br />
  29. 29. App Locker:<br />
  30. 30. Bit Locker: Help protect data on PCs and removable drives, with manageability to enforce encryption and backup of recovery keys. Bit Locker To Go for Windows 7 is a great new feature of Microsoft’s latest operating which can now be used to encrypt data and information on removable hard disks and USB sticks - which sometimes get lost, forgotten or stolen.<br />
  31. 31. Bit Locker:<br />
  32. 32. Bit Locker: How to encrypt USB memory sticks using Bit Locker on Windows 7.<br />
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  37. 37. Virtual desktop infrastructure:Improved user experience for VDI with multi monitor and microphone support, which have the ability to reuse virtual hard drive (VHD) images to boot a physical PC. <br />
  38. 38. Virtual desktop infrastructure<br />
  39. 39. Virtual desktop infrastructure:For More Details: http://www.microsoft.com/ireland/windows/enterprise/solutions/virtualization/improve-flexibility.aspx <br />
  40. 40. Fast Boot:Last but not the least, the most glamorous feature of windows 7 is its booting time, it is 20% faster than Windows Vista! (Tested By Window Experts). It takes about 27 seconds for login prompt to appear after boot, in comparison with windows vista which takes 34 seconds for the same. (Note: It also depends on application/hardware installed on pc)<br />
  41. 41. Thank You..<br />Shraddha Shah<br />BE,MCTS, CCNA.<br />sshraddha_shah@yahoo.com<br />

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