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Windows 7 | Dell

Windows 7 | Dell
Windows® 7 - Works The Way You Want


Discover Microsoft Windows 7, the next-generation operating system from Microsoft
Dell Engineering has spent thousands of hours testing Windows®  7 Beta and Release Candidate codes on select Dell systems and so far, the results* are outstanding!

Get Ready for Windows 7!
Windows®  7 is the next-generation operating system from Microsoft, and from its user-friendly features to its expanded power to keep you connected, this latest version of Windows was built with you in mind.

The Windows®  7 operating system builds on the same core architecture as the Windows Vista®  operating system to help facilitate application and device compatibility when upgrading from Windows Vista® -compatible systems. Whether you are buying it for home or business, Windows®  7 packs a host of new features designed to make the things you do every day fast and easy.

Here are just some of the benefits to look forward to when Windows®  7 arrives later this year*:


Windows® 7

Key Enhancements
How Dell’s customers helped shape the improvements in the next generation of Windows®  Operating System

"Help me Find my Files Fast"


Easy Navigation

Easy Navigation
  • Whether you’re working on one monitor or on multiple displays, Windows®  7 lets you easily manage your desktop experience using simple gesture controls such as Jump, Peek, Shake and Snap .
  • Pin your frequently used files and programs to the Windows®  7 taskbar for quick launch, and get easy access to your favorite media using Jumplists .
  • Find your files fast with the new Windows®  Search , which organizes searches for virtually anything on your PC into intuitive, easy-to-understand categories.

"When I choose to do something on my PC, I don’t want to constantly be asked, are you sure?"


Minimize Interruptions

Minimize Interruptions
  • Using the fast and responsive startup, shutdown and resume of Windows®  7 lets you spend less time waiting around and more time being productive.
  • Stay focused on the task at hand by choosing how often the Windows®  7 User Account Control notifies you about changes to your computer – even if it is not at all.
  • Make your Web experience fast, easy and safe with Windows Internet Explorer 8 , which is expected to come with all editions of Windows®  7.


Simplified Sharing and Networking

Simplified Sharing and Networking
  • Using the new HomeGroup * feature in Windows®  7, you can easily share media, files and devices without having to invest in a server.
  • The Location Aware Printing * feature in Windows®  7 lets you print over the networks you most commonly use without having to select a default printer for each network location.
  • Extend your ability to work remotely by using Domain Join * to connect to company networks easily and securely.
  • Windows®  7 Play To feature makes it easy to use your home audio-video system and other networked media devices to play music, watch videos, and display photos that reside on your PC.

"When I turn on my PC I want to start working right away!"



Added Peace of Mind

Added Peace of Mind
  • Windows®  7 frees you to use the hardware and programs that fit your style, budget and personal needs. In Windows®  XP Mode *, you can stretch your budget by extending the life of your current Windows®  XP applications.
  • Faster & More Responsive – Improved start up and shut down time over Windows Vista® 
  • BitLockerTM  feature* in Windows®  7, helps you to safeguard critical data on your PC and portable storage devices against loss or theft.
  • Data Recovery * - Simplify data recovery by using Windows®  7 to schedule automatic backups to your home or business network.
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Dell Recommended Minimum Hardware* for Windows 7
Minimum 32-bit Minimum 64-bit
System Memory 1 GB RAM2 GB RAM
Processor 1GHz or faster 32-bit (x86) processor1GHz or faster 64-bit (x64) processor
Hard Disk Space 16 GB available disk space20 GB available disk space
Graphics Memory Integrated or discreteIntegrated or discrete

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