Need for upgrades in Windows® 7
Why are upgrades needed for Windows 7? How does it help?
Windows 7 is the most recent operating system from Windows. This allows the user to work easily. Windows 7 offers many advanced features compared to the earlier versions of Windows operating systems. To upgrade Windows XP or Windows Vista to Windows 7, the system has to satisfy some requirements. A 1 GHz or faster 32-bit x86 or 64-bit x64 processor is the main requirement. The processor speed is important to do work without affecting the performance of the system. The memory capacity depends upon the bit version of the operating system. At least 1GB of RAM is necessary for the 32 bit version and 2GB is necessary for the 64bit version. The hard disk capacity is 16GB. Some of the additional requirements for Windows 7 include the additional memory for the additional graphics, better compatibility of the graphics card with Directex, TV tuner for the Windows Media Center, specific hardware for Windows Touch and Tablet PCs proper optical drive.
The important features of Windows 7 are:
- Network connection
Snap is a feature of Windows 7. This is used to manage the screen and the system. Snap is a quick and fun new way to resize open windows, simply by dragging them to the edges of your screen. The screen will be resized according to the position you have selected. Thus you can resize the Window according to your needs. Snap makes reading, organizing, and comparing Windows easy. You can see pictures in a better way by using this feature in Windows 7.
This helps you to connect two or more PCs running Windows 7, and HomeGroup makes it easy to automatically start sharing your music, pictures, video, and document libraries. HomeGroup is password protected so you just set up one password for all the systems and you’re ready to go. You can decide what gets shared and what stays private, or you can share files with one or more systems to decide who you want to share specific folders with. You can also make your files read-only so other people can look at (but not change) your data.
Faster network connection is another feature offered by Windows. Windows 7 improves how you see and connect to all of your networks, making the process simple and consistent. You can connect the system to the network with just one click regardless of whether those networks are based on Wi-Fi, mobile broadband, dial-up, or your corporate VPN.
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