Review on Windows® 7 Ultimate x86
Windows 7 Ultimate x86 is the ultra edition of the Windows 7 Operating System, which has all the features of all Windows 7 Operating Systems. It is the combination of entertainment features of Home Premium Edition and business capabilities of Professional. Some of the features of this ultimate edition are Bit locker file encryption, Direct Access, Branch Cache and the features of Windows 7 Professional and Windows 7 Home Premium.
This OS is perfect suited for the one who wants all the features of Windows 7 editions in one OS. This Windows 7 Ultimate x86 gives you flexibility by working on x64 and x86 processor types. This 64bit OS can handle more information and has more working memory. If you want to run more programs simultaneously, it can be possible with this 64-bit. Windows 7 Ultimate x86 gives possibility for running new hardware.
Many Windows 7 Home Premium users aspire to have remote desktop connectivity and presentation modes in their OS. Happy news for all those want the features of both Windows Home Premium and Professional. The new Windows 7 Ultimate x86 is a smart combination of these two editions. Therefore, it is having entertainment features and business capabilities in a single OS. It also has the ability to run many Windows XP productivity programs in Windows XP Mode. Security is the top priority of many users today. It enhances the security by the encryption of data with BitLocker and BitLocker To Go. In addition, this OS works in 35 langauages. Through ‘Windows AnyTime Upgrade’, it gives choice for Home Premium and Professional users to upgrade to ultimate edition. Windows 7 Ultimate x86 can work on both x64 and x86 processor types. A 64 bit OS will run more programs simultaneously than a 32-bit machine.
- FIVE – Advanced 64 bit
Windows 7 Ultimate x86 can work on both x64 and x86 processor types, whereas x64 can work only on x64 CPU. This 64-bit OS can handle more information compared to 32-Bit system. It has a working memory of more than 4 GB. It can also run more programs simultaneously which is not easy in x64 and has good compatibility with new hardware.
- FOUR – Windows Dream Scene-Ultimate Extra
This ultimate extra feature can be accessed using Windows Update. This feature lets you use videos and animations as desktop wallpapers. Windows Dream Scene uses GPU for display and not CPU; thus freeing CPU to perform other tasks. Software depends on Desktop Window Manager. Dream Scene may display static background if computer is running in batteries to save power.
- THREE – Windows 7 Aero
Another remarkable feature added to Windows 7 is the new Aero features. They are easy to use, very useful and increase the productivity of the OS. This Aero gives you a preview of windows in a thumbnail without actually opening them. You just have to hover the icon on the taskbar. Aero Snap lets you drag a window to the top of screen and it maximizes automatically.
- TWO – System Requirements
It requires a processor of 1 GHz or faster. RAM of 2 GB is required. 20 GB of hard disk space is required. DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver is needed. For Windows Media Center operations you require a TV Tuner and additional hardware. An USB flash drive is needed for the working of Bit Locker To Go.
- ONE – General Features
The features in Windows 7 Professional that are in Ultimate are Windows Server Domain support, Remote Desktop, Server support, Location aware printing, Encryption system and Presentation mode. These features satisfies business needs of the user. If the user is looking for some features of Windows 7 Home Premium, then Full Windows Aero support, Home Group(Create & Join), Multi-Touch, Extra Games and Windows Media Center can be included.
Windows 7 Professional users are not entirely in need of business needs. They too want to enjoy the entertainment features of Windows 7 Home Premium. Windows 7 Ultimate x86 edition is for users who want balance between business and home needs.