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.
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.
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.