Review: Testing Windows 7

posted by outlawq8 comment: 0

In a successful attempt to correct the mistakes of Vista, Microsoft has put out a new operating system Windows 7 for a easier and more secure OS than Vista.

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I’ve downloaded Windows 7 the Arabic Version and English a week ago (yes i did, it’s all over the net you can find it in any torrent site it’s about 2.5 GB) and tested it and took a fast look at it, well it looks a lot like vista but with miner changes like the task bar

I’m an XP user what can i say I’m a classic man 😛 i don’t like to change my OS that much it just make it difficult to me to adjust with it, so i’ll just stick with my beloved XP tell it’s proved that Windows 7 is really secured and not slow like vista.

now lets take a look at Windows 7 System Requirements

If you want to run Windows 7 on your PC, here’s what it takes:

  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor

  • 1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)

  • 16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)

  • DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver

Additional requirements to use certain features:

  • Internet access

  • Depending on resolution, video playback may require additional memory and advanced graphics hardware

  • For some Windows Media Center functionality a TV tuner and additional hardware may be required

  • Windows Touch and Tablet PCs require specific hardware

  • HomeGroup requires a network and PCs running Windows 7

  • DVD/CD authoring requires a compatible optical drive

  • BitLocker requires Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 1.2

  • BitLocker To Go requires a USB flash drive

  • Windows XP Mode requires an additional 1 GB of RAM, an additional 15 GB of available hard disk space, and a processor capable of hardware virtualization with Intel VT or AMD-V turned on

  • Music and sound require audio output

you can also use Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor for a more detailed understanding of whether your PC can run Windows 7, Click Here.

The Full Version costs $319.99 while the Upgrade Version costs $219.99 as the official Microsoft site says Click Here, last time I’ve asked about it in Kuwait it was about 80 KD’s but i don’t know whats the price in the market nowadays.

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