Microsoft® Vista and Windows® 7
Do you want to know the difference between Microsoft Vista and Windows® 7?
Windows Vista is one of the various operating systems launched by Microsoft®. Windows Vista has different features such as better communication, entertainment, productivity and security. Vista helps you to stay connected with your friends and family, and access the information you need. You can quickly navigate different websites with the Internet Explorer®. The Network and Sharing center is the place where you can check the Internet connections. By using this option you can also troubleshoot the network problems. Windows Vista® transforms your system to an entertainment hub, where you can enjoy games, movies, music etc. DirectX 10 is a development platform that allows users to access the powerful hardware features. For hardcore gamers, this operating system is an ideal platform to enjoy the best graphics. For better productivity, Vista offers some great features such as Windows® Easy Transfer, Windows® Mobility Center, etc. It also offers better security with Windows® Defender, Windows® Firewall etc. Windows® 7 is a successor of Windows Vista. You must be aware that every upgraded product comes with more advanced features than its predecessors. Windows® 7 comes with all the features of Vista in enhanced form and also some added features. The new features included in Windows® 7 are Windows® Touch, Remote Media Streaming, HomeGroup, and the Windows® Search. The Windows® Touch helps you to move over mouse. This feature is available only on Windows® 7.
Following are the points which show the comparison between Windows® 7 and Windows Vista®:
- Windows® Taskbar
- Windows® Search
- Windows® Defender
- Windows® Media center
Windows® Taskbar is a feature which is available on both Vista® and Windows® 7. But in Windows® 7, it includes some more features to perform the multitasking more easily. For example, in Windows® 7, you can pin your favorite programs any where you want.
This is also an improved feature in Windows® 7. In Vista® the search results are not displayed in a categorized way. But in Windows® 7, the search results are displayed in a categorized manner. This makes it easier for the user to find the desired results.
Windows® Defender is used to fight against spyware. This feature is available both in Windows® 7 and Vista®. But in Windows® 7, it has more simple notifications, more scanning options and also has less impact on the system’s performance.
Windows® Media Center in Windows® 7 also comes with some improvements. This helps the users to watch more in less time. But in Windows Vista, the user has to wait for some time to view the contents.