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Microsoft Ultimate
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  • Easier to use

    • Improved desktop navigation features like Snap, Peek and Shake, make it easier to manage all of your open windows.
    • Jump Lists put the documents you want handy and the ones you’ve used recently just a couple clicks away.
    • Find virtually anything on your PC – from documents to songs to email – just by typing a word or two with Windows Search.
  • Personalization

    • Windows 7 gives you new ways to personalize your computer’s desktop with a look and feel that suits who you are. There is a selection of themes and wallpapers that range from peaceful landscapes to colorful characters. 
    • Desktop slide show displays a rotating series of pictures. You can select to use your great photos or ours.
    • You can customize any aspect of a theme – sounds, color, backgrounds or screensavers at any time. 
  • It's Faster

    • Designed to make your PC start up, shut down and respond faster.
    • Connecting to wireless networks is fast and easy.
  • Work Anywhere Easier

    • Automatically connect to your preferred network printer with location-aware printing.
    • Making presentations is simpler with special one-click settings for presentations.
    • Greater compatibility and Windows XP Mode helps preserve your investment in programs designed for Windows XP.
    • HomeGroup connects PCs with Windows 7 together on a network, so you can easily share files and printers among them.
    • Finding and connecting to wireless networks is easier.
    • Windows 7 is designed to make laptops sleep and resume from sleep faster.
  • Work More Securely

    • Keep your work automatically backed-up to external hard drives or DVDs in case your laptop is lost, stolen, or damaged.
    • Restore previous versions of files that have been inadvertently changed or deleted.
    • File encryption helps keep confidential information private on PCs that are shared by multiple people. 
  • Pull Your Stuff Together with the Cloud

    • Get free online storage for your files, photos and videos with Windows Live SkyDrive.
    • Sync files on your PCs automatically with Windows Live Mesh.
    • Share photos during video chats with Windows Live Messenger.1
  • Get the best web built in with Internet Explorer 9

    • High-definition videos are smooth, graphics are clear, colors are true and websites load faster and are responsive like never before.
    • Pin websites to the taskbar and get to them in one click.
    • Helps protect against identity theft and malicious software with SmartScreen Filter.
  • Edit and Share Photos

    with Windows Live Photo Gallery

    • Import photos from your camera, organize them into albums and tag people with face recognition.
    • Easy to use editing tools make it simple to clean up photos, remove blemishes, fix red eye and more.
    • Use Photo Fuse to combine the best parts of multiple photos into the perfect shot.
    • Create stunning panoramas by combining a series of single photos. 
  • Make Movies Easily

    with Windows Live Movie Maker

    • Quickly turn your photos and videos into polished movies with AutoMovie.
    • Add special effects, transitions, sound and captions.
    • Create a DVD or post your movies to YouTube, Facebook and more right from Movie Maker. 
  • Relax a little

    • Watch, pause rewind and record TV with Windows Media Center.2
    • Watch TV programs on-demand from the Internet and stream movies directly from Netflix.3
  • Don’t forget… Microsoft Office is not part of Microsoft Windows.

    Purchase Office 2010 to use full-featured versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook on your new PC.
  1. 1 Windows Live Messenger video chat requires a webcam, a microphone, speakers or a headset, and high-speed Internet access.
  2. 2 For some Windows Media Center functionality a TV tuner and additional hardware may be required.
  3. 3 Requires Netflix membership.
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