Benefits of Installing 64-Bit Version of Windows® 7
Get to know more about the benefits of installing 64-bit verison of Windows 7.
Microsoft has developed 2 editions of Windows 7 Operating System such as 32-bit and 64-bit. The Windows 64 bit Operating System is referred as x64. Windows 7 -64 bit Operating System comes with some advanced features that are meant to improve its reliability and security. 64-bit Windows Operating System support more than 4GB of memory. The 64 bit edition of Windows 7 has its own different and separate download links. The installer package of 64 bit edition comes in 3 parts, which is an executable that starts the extraction or unpacking and installation process. The 64 bit edition of Windows 7 is a powerful Operating System and it provides more speed to the computer. The 64 bit edition of Windows 7 is compatible with almost all types of applications and programs. The 64 bit edition of Windows 7 is the right choice to boost the performance of the computer.
Following points explains about the x64 i.e. 64-bit versions of Windows 7 and its features and the benefits of installing a 64-bit version of Windows 7:
- Protection features
- Advanced features
- Requirements to install
The 64 bit edition of Windows 7 provides improved security functionality. The 64 bit edition comes with hardware backed data execution protection, which helps to prevent the buffer overflows that are commonly used in electronic attacks. This edition also comes with Kernel Patch Protection feature which prevents malicious software from patching the Windows and it helps to prevent third-party software from patching any part. The 64 bit edition of Windows 7 is most secure and reliable.
The 64 bit edition of Windows 7 comes with a sheet-of-glass effect on the task bar. This edition offers powerful Jump Lists feature. The 64 bit edition provides ease of access center feature and a well performed magnifier. The 64 bit edition of Windows 7 also comes with advanced file backup feature which allows you to copy your files to a safe location for all user accounts.
If you need install Windows 64 bit edition, your computer must have 1 gigahertz or faster 64 bit (x64) processor and 2 gigabyte RAM. Your computer must have 20 GB available hard disk space to install 64 bit edition. The computer also needs DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM or higher driver. Video playback must have additional memory and advanced graphics hardware. The computer might require a graphics card compatible with DirectX 10 or higher for optimal performance to run some games and programs.
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