Comparison of Microsoft® Windows® 7 N Editions and Other Editions
What the the various Editions of Windows 7 and how to Windows 7 differ from Windows 7 N?
Microsoft Windows 7 has six other different editions like Home premium, Ultimate and Professional, which are the most popular ones available in the market. Windows 7 users can get a wide range of features in each edition. Also users can upgrade the operating system to higher editions at any time. Windows anytime upgrade is the utility which facilitate easy upgrading of Windows 7 to higher versions. There are various editions of Windows 7 which include Windows 7 starter, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home premium, Windows 7 professional, Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 NEdition and VL Builds. Other version of Windows 7 includes Windows 7 Embedded version which is essentially designed for developers. Windows 7 editions have features that are similar to other equivalent versions. You can either upgrade existing versions or buy full version of Windows 7 N Edition.
The following details list the differences between Windows 7 N Editions and other editions of Windows 7:
- Media player
- Back Up and Restore Center
- Multimedia Features
Although the price and various features of Windows 7 N edition is very much similar to other editions. In Windows 7 N edition Windows the media player is not included. However, this does not make any difference as this application can be downloaded easily from Microsoft for free. As Windows Media Player is a favorite choice for numerous users you only need to download and install the set up after installation of Windows 7 N edition.
Back Up and Restore Center
Back up and restore is the tool which allows easy back up of files and restores the system in need. Windows 7 offers good support for back up and restoring with rich GUI for users. In Windows 7 Starter, Home basic and Home premium network back up cannot be operated. But in Windows 7 professional, Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Ultimate there is support for full back up and restore.
All Windows 7 editions give full support for multimedia other than Windows 7 N edition and Windows 7 KN edition. Windows Media Center and Windows DVD maker are two utilities which gives full support for multimedia. But both of these application are not present in Windows 7 N Edition. In order to resolve this problem you can easily install a separate multimedia tool to give full multimedia and entertainment in your Windows 7 N edition system. Other multimedia applications which are absent in Windows 7 N edition include Windows video format, Media Player ActiveX Control, Windows Media Device Manager, Media Foundation etc.
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