Everything you need for work and home
With Windows 7 Professional, fewer walls stand between you and your success. You can run many Windows XP productivity programs in Windows XP Mode and recover data easily with automatic backups to your home or business network. You can also connect to company networks effortlessly and more securely with Domain Join. With all the exciting entertainment features of Windows Home Premium, it’s a great choice for home and for business.
More personal: Redecorate your desktop with fun new themes, slide shows, or handy gadgets.
Performance improvements: Designed to sleep and resume quicker, be less memory hungry, and spot USB devices faster.
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.
Work anywhere with less effort.
Get connected in three clicks wherever there’s a wireless network connection.
Keep documents on your PC and on network servers in sync automatically.
Your PC will automatically use the printer you prefer for whatever network you’re on.
Simplify making presentations special settings that keep your PC from sleeping and turn off messages, notifications, and screen savers.
Instantly locate virtually any file, email, or document on your PC just by typing a word or two.
Get around your PC faster with the improved taskbar.
Open programs you use regularly in one click and files you use regularly in just two.
Manage lots of open programs, documents, and browser windows easily with thumbnail and full-screen previews of open windows.
Manage multiple email accounts, including Hotmail, Gmail, AOL, and Yahoo! Mail Plus, all in one place with one simple program.
Get to the files, photos, and music on any PC with Windows 7 in the house from any other.
Print to any printer in the house from any PC with Windows 7 in the house.
Safeguard your hard work.
Advanced Backup and Restore makes it easier to keep your work safely backed up to external or network drives and accessible if you need it.
File encryption helps keep proprietary and confidential information on a PC secure if it is lost or stolen.
Preserve your investment in programs designed for Windows XP with Windows XP Mode.
Windows Internet Explorer 8 helps keep your PC safer from malware and you safer from fraudulent websites designed to fool you into divulging private information.
Easily add your PC to a secured, managed, network with domain join capabilities.
Group policy controls help administrators more easily and effectively manage the security and configuration of multiple PCs.
|Computer and Processor||1 GHz or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64)|
|Hard disk||16 GB available disk space (32-bit) / 20 GB (64-bit)|
|Display||DirectX 9-capable video card that runs at 1024 x 768 or higher display resolution|
|Drive||DirectX 9 graphics processor with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver|
|Memory||1 GB RAM (32-bit) / 2 GB RAM (64-bit)|