Windows 7 – Windows Vista with New Marketing

January 31, 2009

A client of Onsite Computer Services in New Orleans proudly displayed his installation of Microsoft Windows 7 Beta, the successor to Microsoft Windows Vista. Windows 7 is supposedly loaded with new features, such as boot or startup performance advancements, touch, speech and handwriting recognition developments, virtual hard disk support, multi-core processor improvements, and kernel upgrading, to name a few.

The Window’s 7 desktop sports a new look and some contend the taskbar is greatly improved.  However, a check of the operating system’s build is 6.1.7000.  Some are contending Windows 7 is simply a revamped and remarketed Windows Vista (known as Windows 6).  Windows 7 utilizes the same device drivers and includes many other features found Windows Vista.  Is Windows 7 simply a marketing trick similar to ‘Mojave?’

It will be interesting to note how Windows 7 will integrate into an existing configuration of Small Business Server 2003, Windows XP, and many printers released before 2007.  Hopefully Microsoft learned a lesson from the incompatibility issues of Microsoft Vista: If Windows 7 is not ‘plug-and-play’ with existing business networks and software, then businesses may not readily incur the expense of upgrading existing systems, especially in the present economic environment.  Do you think Windows 7 will succeed where Windows Vista failed?

If you’re searching for New Orleans computer service or repair of your Microsoft based system or network, then call the Microsoft specialists at 504-469-6991. Onsite Computer Services, Inc. in New Orleans

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This New Orleans On-Site Computer Service post was provided by Eli Lucas. Eli can be reached at Onsite Computer serves the Microsoft computing needs of small businesses throughout the Greater New Orleans area including Uptown, Lakeview, Broadmoor, Mid-City, Metairie, Jefferson, Kenner, Westbank, French Quarter, and the Warehouse District. Please visit our website for New Orleans Computer Service


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