Windows 7 Upgrade Information

Windows® 7. Your PC, simplified.

Windows® 7 is the next-generation operating system from Microsoft, and from its user-friendly features to its expanded power to keep you connected, this latest version of Windows was built with you in mind.

Simplifies everyday tasks.

Windows® 7 makes the things you do every day faster and easier. With fewer clicks, faster searching, easier browsing, and simpler ways to connect, there’s less between you and what you want to do.

  • Simple to use:  Get around and get things done faster with simpler, streamlined, navigation.
  • Easy to browse the web: Browse the web faster and easier with Internet Explorer® 8.
  • Easy to connect: Easily share printers and documents with multiple PCs on your home network and stay connected more easily when you’re away from home.
  • Easy to communicate and share: Communicating and sharing is easier with Windows 7 and Windows Live. Windows Live Essentials make e-mail, IM, and editing and sharing photos and videos easier (with Windows Live Mail, Messenger, and Photo Gallery).

Works the way you want.

Windows® 7 is designed to make your PC faster, more secure, and more reliable

  • Faster and more reliable: Windows® 7 is designed to make PCs more reliable and responsive.
  • More secure: Improved security helps safeguard your PC and your privacy.
  • Compatible with you: Run many Windows® XP productivity programs and personalize your PC to be just the way you want it.

Makes new things possible.

With Windows® 7, you'll discover easy and exciting new ways to have fun and get things done with your PC.

  • Media on your terms: Use your PC as a TV or enjoy photos, music, and videos in more ways — at home and away from home.
  • Work anywhere: With Windows® 7, you can see and connect to available networks, including Wi-Fi, broadband, dial-up, and VPN, in just a few clicks.
  • New ways to engage: Windows® 7 makes PCs with touch screens easier and more intuitive to use.