Windows 7 includes many new features and feature improvements over the Windows Vista operating system. Certain features may not be available in all versionsof the operating system.
For more information on specific features, please follow the links below:
- Home Group : Takes the headache out of sharing files and printers on a home network.
- Jump Lists : Speedy access to your favorite pictures, songs, websites, and documents.
- Snap : A quick new way to resize and compare windows on your desktop.
- Windows Live Essentials : 7 great programs, 1 free download. Mail, Movie Maker, Photo Gallery, and more.
- Windows Search : Find virtually anything on your PC, instantly.
- Windows Taskbar : Better thumbnail previews, easier-to-see icons, and more ways to customize.
- Play To : Play your media on other PCs, stereos, or TVs around the house.
- Remote Media Streaming : Enjoy music and video on your home PC—even when you’re not at home.
- Windows Touch : Pair Windows 7 with a touchscreen and you won’t always need a keyboard or mouse.
- Performance Improvements : Designed to sleep and resume quicker, be less memory hungry, and spot USB devices faster.
Learn more about what’s new in Windows 7 .