Features of Windows® 7 and Windows® XP®
Are you interested to know about the features of Windows 7 and Windows XP and compare them?
Windows operating systems are the most popular operating systems used in computers, like laptops and desktops. The most common operating systems used are Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows ME, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7. Nowadays, users are more interested to use Windows XP and Windows 7. Compared to Windows XP, Windows 7 is more advanced and very user-friendly. It offers amazing performance. The graphics support provided by the operating system is very excellent. Compared to Windows XP, it is much better for speed, performance and required resources and is also reliable. There are six editions in Windows 7, such as Windows Starter, Ultimate, Enterprises, Home Premium, Professional and OEM. These editions are ideal for our personal usage and work.
The following are the some of the features of Windows 7 when compared to Windows XP:
- Run in 32-bit and 64-bit
- Enhanced taskbar and search
- Excellent performance
Run in 32-bit and 64-bit
The minimum requirements of Windows 7 for the 32-bit systems are 1GHz processer, 1 GB RAM and 14GB available space in hard disk and direct x 9 graphic device. For the 64-bit supporting systems, 1GHz processor, 2GB RAM and 18.5 GB hard disk space, direct x 9 device with WDDM drivers, etc. are required.
Enhanced taskbar and search
The taskbar is one of the best improvements in Windows 7. The main feature of Windows 7 is that the icons are large and easy to see. The Windows 7 taskbar is very easy to use. These operating system also provides advanced searching facilities. The hard drive included files are indexed in it, so that you can search it very fast.
Windows 7 operating system is very fast as compared to Windows XP and Windows Vista. Windows 7 is built with 7600 RTM. It can support Intel Core i7 Quad Core 3.2 GHz processor and graphics card of ATI Radeon High definition, 6 GB Random access memory. For this operating system, Microsoft has introduced a new advanced technology, that is SuperFetch.
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