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Windows 7
Windows 7 is an operating system that is of the Microsoft Windows family. Windows 7 is part of one of the most used operating systems around the world. It is the successor to Windows XP and Windows Vista. Alongside Windows 7 are two other operating systems that are viewed as alternatives to the Windows OS. Those alternatives include Linux operating systems as well as Windows Server 2008. Windows 7 Versions

Windows 7 like all other versions before has with sub versions of its operating system. Theses sub versions include W7 Starter, W7 Home Basic, W7 Home Premium, W7 Professional, W7 Enterprise, and W7 Ultimate. These are all sub versions of W7 that have their key features as well as their requirements. Beginning with Windows 7 Starter version, the key aspects are that it only comes in a 32-bit version with a maximum RAM amount of 2 gigabytes. The other key aspects are that it lacks the use of aero enhancements and does not have the ability to run three programs at the same time. Also its maximum number of CPU’s that it can have is one. The next version of Windows 7 is the Home Basic version. This version is somewhat like the starter version in some key aspects. Home Basic does not have aero enhancements, live thumbnail previews and internet connection sharing. Some other key aspects are that it comes in, 32-bit and 64-bit versions as well as 4 and 8 gigabytes respectively between the 32 and 64 bit versions. Windows 7 Home Premium consists of having aero enhancements, multi-touch, and media functionality and is able create home network groups. Respectively it is also both in 32-bit and 64-bit versions as well as employs between 4 and 16 gigabytes of RAM. Alongside Home Premium comes Windows 7 Professional. Windows 7 Professional includes an enhanced networking feature like domain join, also advance backup programs. This version includes both a versions of a 32 and 64 bit. As well this version includes a max CPU of 2 like the remaining versions....