One Windows tip we’re often asked for (but are only just getting around to addressing) is what is the difference between the different versions of Windows 7? Currently, Windows 7
Windows 7, released now just over two years ago in late July, 2009 includes a number of new features, such as improved performance on multi-core processors, a new version of Windows Media Center; the Windows Security Center has been renamed to Windows Action Center, which includes security and maintenance of the computer.
The Windows 7 taskbar has also been improved; the Quick Launch toolbar has been replaced with the ability to pin applications to the taskbar. To the far right there is a small rectangular button that replaces XP’s “Show Desktop” icon. This button is part of the new feature in Windows 7 called Aero Peek. Hovering over this button makes all visible windows transparent for a quick look at the desktop.
Windows 7 has many more features and improvements on XP – too many to list here – but needless to say it’s a real improvement over Vista, and looks quite nice as well (perhaps even better than iOS).
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