Microsoft Windows® Vista Ultimate
Get to know more about Windows Vista
Microsoft® Windows Vista is the successor of Microsoft® Windows® XP. It was released after five years of Windows XP’s® release. Windows Vista has enhanced the graphical user interface. It is released with eight editions, which are developed for two different focus groups that are consumer group and business group. For consumer the editions are Vista Starter, Vista Home Basic and Vista® Home Premium. However, the Home Editions of Vista cannot integrate with or join a Windows® Server domain. For business users Microsoft® has released Vista Business, Vista Enterprise, and Vista Ultimate. All the editions produced serve 32-bit and 64-bit processor architecture. This article further focuses on the following:
- Windows Vista Ultimate
- Features of Windows Vista Ultimate
- Usability of Windows Vista Ultimate
Windows Vista Ultimate
Windows Vista has been produced in six editions, three for home consumers and three for business users. Vista Ultimate is the edition that has been specially designed for business users, which incorporates the features of Vista Home Premium and Vista Enterprise Edition. It is specially designed for users who use the same computer at home and in the office.
Features of Windows Vista Ultimate
Features of Microsoft® Windows Vista® Ultimate are as follows. It has the new hardware-based graphical user interface which includes transparencies, live thumbnails, live icons, and enhanced animations. Its Windows® Shell presents noteworthy utility, such as, search range of organization and navigation. Windows® Sidebar of Vista Ultimate is a panel anchored on the side of the screen where the user can place gadgets such as, a clock, a calendar, weather and sports news etc.
The feature that contributed in the delay of Microsoft® Windows Vista was its security and safety feature. It was announced by the Microsoft® that they would now introduce trustworthy computing. The new codes of Vista offer secure by design, secure by default and secure by deployment. The new code is developed with Security Development Lifecycle. The new areas where Windows Vista has applied its new security and safety features are user account control, parental control, BitLocker drive encryption, encrypting file system, Windows® Backup and Restore Center, Windows® Defender, Windows® Firewall and a lot more. All these features of Microsoft® Windows Vista Ultimate help the user to buy the product and experience the smooth functioning of the system.