Windows7 isthe latestversionof MicrosoftWindowsline of operatingsystemsproducedby
MicrosoftCorporation.Thisversionisdesign...
Libraries
* The "Library" are virtual foldersthataggregate contentfrommultiplefoldersanddisplaythem
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Multi touch
On May 27, 2008, Steve B...
programs,streamliningthe operatingsystem, letthe userchoose the applicationsthatwantto
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Windows 7 is the latest version of microsoft windows line of operating systems produced by microsoft corporation

  1. 1. Windows7 isthe latestversionof MicrosoftWindowsline of operatingsystemsproducedby MicrosoftCorporation.Thisversionisdesignedforuse inPCs,includingdesktopsinhomesand offices,laptops,tabletPCs,netbooksandmediacentercomputers. The developmentof Windows 7 wascompletedonJuly22, 2009, beingthenconfirmedofficial sale date forthe October22, 2009 alongwithitsequivalentforWindowsServer2008 R2. Unlike the bigleapandarchitectural featureswhichsuffereditspredecessorWindowsVistaover WindowsXP,Windows7was designedasanincremental update andfocusedonVistaandNT6.0 kernel,allowing tomaintaina certaindegree of compatibilitywithapplicationsandhardware on whichitwas alreadycompatible.However, amongthe developmentgoalsforWindows7was givenimportance toimprove the interface tomake itmore accessible tothe userandinclude new featuresthatmake taskseasierwayand Quick,while effortswouldbe made toachieve amore lightweight,stableandfast. Variouspresentationsbythe companyin2008 focusedondemonstratingmulti-touchcapabilities, a redesignedinterface alongwithanew taskbarand a systemof home networkingsimple and easyto use so-calledGroupHome,inadditiontosignificantimprovementsinoverall performance of the operatingsystem. Caracteristics: Windows7 includesnumerousupdates,amongthemare advancesinvoice recognition,touchand writing,supportforvirtual disks,betterperformanceinmulti-core processors,betterstartingand improvementsinthe core.
  2. 2. Libraries * The "Library" are virtual foldersthataggregate contentfrommultiplefoldersanddisplaythem on a single. Forexample,the foldersaddedinthe library'Videos'bydefaultare:"PersonalVideo" (before "MyVideos") and"PublicVideos",butmore canbe addedmanually.Toclassifythe differenttypesof files(Documents,Music,Video,Photos). Task Bar * The toolbarwas redesignedmakingitwiderandthe buttonsdonotbringthe windowsand text,butonlythe applicationicon. These changesare made toimprove performance touchscreen systems.The iconshave beenintegratedwiththe quickstart,andnow the openwindowsare showngroupedinthatone iconwitha border,indicating thattheyare open. Shortcutsunopened not have a border. * AeroPeek:The previewsincludedsinceWindowsVistahasbeenimprovedbybecomingmore interactive anduseful.Whenthe mouse restsonanopenapplicationitdisplaysapreview window, whichdisplaysthe name,the previewandthe optiontoclose itas well,if youputthe mouse over the preview,yougetafull screenview andremove returnstothe previouspoint. Youcan incorporate thissame feature toWindowsFlip. * JumpList:Right-clickingonanyapplicationfromthe taskbarisa JumpList(List'hops'),where youcan make simple tasksaccordingtothe application. Forexample,OpenOffice recent documents,recenttabsopenInternetExplorer,selectplaylistsinMediaPlayer,change the status of WindowsLive Messenger,etc. * ShowDesktopBar: Thisnewbar comeswitha small rectangle onthe rightcorner that replaces the quicklaunchicon inpreviousversions.Thisnew "rectangle"allowstoputthe pointeroverit thenthe windowsare made 100% transparent,itisuseful tosee the desktopquickly,see gadgets or otherthings,or youcan simplyclickandminimize all windows. Multimedia Windows7 includesgetWindowsMediaCenterandWindowsMediaPlayer12. Interface * The developmentteamof the Ribboninterfaceof MicrosoftOffice 2007 tookan active part in the redesignof some programsandWindows7 features,includingtoolsthatinterfaceinPaintand Wordpad. * WindowsSidebar,orbetterknownasWindows Sidebar,andnow hasbeeneliminated,as happenedinVista,the gadgetscanbe placedfreelyanywhere onthe desktop,eitheronthe right, left,upor down,but withoutthe Sidebar. * AeroShake:Whenyouhave multiple windowsopen,selectingone and shake,the otheropen
  3. 3. windowsare minimized. Byrepeatingthisaction,the windowsreturntotheirpreviouslocation. Multi touch On May 27, 2008, Steve BallmerandBill Gates,atthe conference "D6:All ThingsDigital",unveiled the newmulti-touchinterface,callingit"onlyasmall fraction"of whatwill come withWindows7. Later, Julie LarsonGreen,corporate vice president,showedpossible applications,suchasdrawing picturesinPaint,enlarge orreduce photosanda map go online,dragandopenitems,simply touch the screen. Mode XP See also:WindowsVirtual PC Windows7 can integrate withthe new Windowsversionof Virtual PC,whichletsyouruna WindowsXPvirtual machine transparentlytothe user(the applicationwithinthe virtualized machine isseenasanotheroptiononthe menuof Windows7 and itsimplementationis straightforward withoutgoingthroughthe startmenuof XPvirtualized). AlthoughMicrosofthad releasedMED-V initsMDOP package that doesthe same Hyper-V environments,thisisasolution aimedat advancedusersandsmall businessesthatdonotneedcentralizedmanagementtools. The functionalitymustbe downloadedseparatelyonthe website of MicrosoftVirtual PC,but requiresavalidlicense forProfessional editions,Ultimate andEnterpriseeditionsof Windows7. Also,the "XPway"at firstrequiresprocessorswithhardware virtualizationcapabilities,unlikethe previousVirtual PC2007 or Virtual PC2008, but by an update fromWindowsUpdate can runthe "XPmode"on computerswithout hardware virtualization. Compatibility The clientversionsof Windows7will be releasedinversionsfor32-bitarchitecture and64-bit editionsHome Basic,Home Premium,Professional,andUltimate.However,the serverversionsof thisproductwill be releasedexclusivelyfor64-bitarchitecture. Thismeansthat 32-bit clientversionswillsupporteven16-bitWindowsprogramsandMS-DOS. Andthe 64-bit versions(includingall serverversions)willsupportbothprograms32 and 64 bits. Other Caracteristics Microsofthas decidedtonotinclude WindowsMail program, WindowsMovie Makerand WindowsPhotoGalleryinWindows7,makingitavailable asadownloadinthe popularpackage of online services,WindowsLive Essentials. Thishasbeendecidedtofacilitate updatestothese
  4. 4. programs,streamliningthe operatingsystem, letthe userchoose the applicationsthatwantto have on yourcomputerand preventfuture antitrustclaims.

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