Windows Vista


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A preview of Microsoft Windows Vista. A look at the features to be introduced in the operating system when it debuts , two months later, on December 1, 2006.

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  • Great overview of Vista's features!

    When Vista first came out, everything was great except software compatibility. It took a solid year before my programs worked well with Vista. Now, it's fine.

    I never knew Vista had a bidirectional firewall.

    Thanks, Glen at www
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  • Windows Vista

    1. 1. Microsoft Vista Windows Vista Ankit Saxena
    2. 2. What is Microsoft Vista? XP - Vista - Vienna
    3. 3. Versions <ul><li>Microsoft delivered five different versions of the Windows Vista Operating System </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows Vista Home Basic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows Vista Home Premium </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows Vista Business </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows Vista Enterprise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows Vista Ultimate </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Features
    5. 5. Windows Aero (aka Aero Glass) <ul><li>E nergetic </li></ul><ul><li>R eflective </li></ul><ul><li>O pen </li></ul><ul><li>Righteous eye candy: high-end graphics effects. </li></ul><ul><li>The touted Aero Glass interface . </li></ul><ul><li>Visually engaging 3D rendering, animation, and transparencies. Translucent icons, program windows, and other elements. </li></ul><ul><li>A uthentic </li></ul>
    6. 6. Aero - Hover Effect <ul><li>Hover your cursor over minimized programs that rest on the taskbar and you'll be able to see real-time previews of what's running in each window without opening them full-screen. </li></ul>
    7. 7. Aero-Glass <ul><ul><li>Aero Glass is built on the new Desktop Compositing Engine, adding support for 3D graphics, translucency, animation and other visual effects. </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Explorer – Folders – Preview of Files
    9. 9. Security <ul><li>Bidirectional Firewall </li></ul><ul><li>Windows Service Hardening </li></ul><ul><li>Full Disk encryption </li></ul><ul><li>User Account Protection – Limits the access to malwares </li></ul>
    10. 10. Network <ul><li>IPv6 built directly into Vista </li></ul><ul><li>Robust </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on Security </li></ul><ul><li>New Algos – improve throughput when packets are lost </li></ul><ul><li>Visual map of your network layout </li></ul><ul><li>Network Centre </li></ul>
    11. 11. Network Centre
    12. 12. Internet Explorer 7 <ul><li>Tabbed browsing </li></ul><ul><li>Better Privacy management </li></ul><ul><li>Color coded address bar </li></ul><ul><li>Antiphishing features </li></ul><ul><li>Protected Mode </li></ul>
    13. 13. Desktop Search <ul><li>Integrates Desktop search into the OS </li></ul><ul><li>Powerful Indexing </li></ul><ul><li>User-assignable meta-data </li></ul><ul><li>Searches network computers </li></ul>
    14. 14. More Media <ul><li>Media Player 11 </li></ul><ul><li>Windows Photo Gallery </li></ul><ul><li>-Organize photos; </li></ul><ul><li>-Apply Metatags, titles, and ratings; </li></ul><ul><li>- Light editing </li></ul><ul><li>- Printing </li></ul><ul><li>DVD Maker </li></ul>
    15. 15. Online Music Store - URGE
    16. 16. Movie Maker
    17. 17. Peer-to-Peer Collaboration <ul><li>Windows collaboration module </li></ul><ul><li>Form Workgroups </li></ul><ul><li>Jointly work </li></ul><ul><li>Pass messages </li></ul><ul><li>Give “handouts” </li></ul>
    18. 18. Quick Setup <ul><li>A re-engineered install routine </li></ul><ul><li>XImage - A file-based disk imaging technology </li></ul><ul><li>Vista installs in about 15 minutes rather than the 40 minutes taken by the current file-by-file copying method </li></ul>
    19. 19. Ready Boost <ul><li>Plug in a spare USB memory stick and use it to increase the available memory for Windows Vista </li></ul>
    20. 20. Other Features <ul><li>Support for RAW image file format </li></ul><ul><li>File Virtualization </li></ul><ul><li>Native, embedded RSS support, with developer API. </li></ul><ul><li>File encryption support superior to that available in Windows XP </li></ul><ul><li>SuperFetch </li></ul><ul><li>Hybrid Hard Drive </li></ul>
    21. 21. Speech Recognition
    22. 22. Windows Sidebar
    23. 23. Other Features (contd…) Windows Sideshow
    24. 24. SET Factors <ul><li>Everyone is connected - need for Security </li></ul><ul><li>Cheaper memory </li></ul><ul><li>Better Graphics Card </li></ul><ul><li>Better Usability Requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Increase in the number of non-geeks as Computer users </li></ul><ul><li>Media becoming an important element </li></ul>
    25. 25. User Experience <ul><li>Windows Flip and Windows Flip 3d </li></ul>
    26. 26. Live Taskbar Thumbnails
    27. 32. Arriving December 1, 2006