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*:
How Dell’s customers helped shape the improvements in the next generation of Windows® Operating System
"Help me Find my Files Fast"
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?"
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
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
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.