[NEW UPDATE] Windows 7 Features and Functions

Windows 7 Features and Functions

Windows 7 is a personal computer operating system that is developed by Microsoft. It was built on Windows Vista. Windows 7 operating system officially released on 22 October 2009. Microsoft is one of the greatest companies which made a difference in operating systems.

Microsoft Windows operating system is a great operating system that is used by billions of people.

It is a very user-friendly operating system that is why almost every country is using this Windows operating system around the world.

DOS operating system is the first operating system from Microsoft then they tried to make it better.

After that, they launched Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7. Now, Windows 7 is a newly updated operating system that you can use.

Windows 7 is also known by its code names which are “Blackcomb” and “Vienna”.

Basically Windows 7 operating system available in five editions which are Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional and Windows 7 Ultimate.

Different kinds of people expect different things from their laptops. For this, Microsoft launched these editions. Each and every edition has its own features.

Windows 7 Starter:

Windows 7 Starter edition is the first edition of the Windows 7 operating system. It is just like an entry-level operating system with limited hardware supporting for Computers and Notebooks.

Windows 7 Home Basic:

Windows 7 Home Basic edition is the second edition of the Windows 7 operating system. It helps you to do faster and easier.

Windows 7 Home Premium:

Windows 7 Home Premium is the third edition of the Windows 7 operating system. This edition provides the best entertainment experience and full functions in an easy way to connect to your computer.

Windows 7 Professional:

Windows 7 Professional is the fourth and great edition of the Windows 7 operating system. It provides you everything you need to work. This edition was created mainly based on business and for those who want security with multiple computers on different servers. That is why it is called Windows 7 Professional.

Windows 7 Ultimate:

Windows 7 Ultimate is the fifth and final edition of the Windows 7 operating system. It is the compact edition for those users who want some extended features of windows 7.

Required System:

As a new operating system, it has some requirements to update to Windows 7 if you wish.

Windows 7 Update:

Windows 7 updated version released in February 2011. So, you can also update automatically and you can also stop automatic windows 7 update as per your wish. The updates installed without any extra knowledge, that is why it is one of the most famous operating systems around the world.

Keyboard Functions:

Windows 7 has some keyboard shortcut functions which can help you to do your work easily in a short time. They are showing below-

Alt + F4 = Close active window

Win + d = Minimize all active windows

Alt + F4 + u = Shut Down Computer

Alt + F4 + r = Restart Computer

Ctrl + Alt + Delete = Task Manager

F2 = Rename

Not only Windows 7 are famous around the world. It is very easy to use and its features very capable for everyone, you can also use it for your business.

So here we tell you some great features about Windows 7 Operating System:

Windows 7 Features:

Windows 7 Theme:

Windows 7 Theme makes this different from others. Before, when we were using Vista, we could use only some selected themes but now in Windows 7, you can install different kinds of themes whatever you like.

Wallpaper Slideshow:

Wallpaper slideshow, it is the unique feature of Windows 7 and it makes Windows 7 different from others. It is a new feature where pictures will be altered periodically. You can also set the time when you want to change your desktop wallpaper and it will change smoothly with few effects.

Windows 7 Gadgets:

At first, Vista Operating System had added these gadgets on the desktop and there made a sidebar where all gadgets will show but in Windows 7, gadgets will be there but there will be no sidebar.

Gadgets will show a transparent picture. Here you can set your daily required gadgets so that you can access it easily by direct clicks.

Fast Booting:

The previous operating system of Windows 7 is Vista which was taking a long time for booting. So software engineers were trying to make a faster operating system which is Windows 7, it is faster than vista more than about 30 seconds.

Windows 7 Graphics:

One of the best features is Windows 7 is graphics. Direct3D 11 is included within Windows 7 so that its graphics features make a difference and come out to be better than other operating systems.


After seeing the progress report we can say Windows 7 operating system is far better than the Vista operating system. Before launching of Windows 7, the maximum number of offices or individuals used it for their work but they were facing some problems just like: ‘Windows XP did not work quickly’, ‘always ask for the update’ and ‘a huge number of an application did not support this operating system’. But Windows 7 can run almost every software.

Notification Messages:

Windows 7 has different features but notification is the best feature ever. It is located on the left side of the desktop. But the previous version of Windows did not have such kind of features. Just like you are using a laptop and laptop battery need a replacement that time windows automatically give you a message to replace the battery and when you insert a removal drive (Pen drive/ DVD) that time also Windows 7 will notify you that a new device is attached.

Removable Drive Safely Remove:

Windows 7 also has the feature to safely remove a removable drive. Because sometimes it is very harmful to a removable device when removed suddenly. This feature helps you to remove the device safely so that next time you can use it.

These above are the features that make Windows 7 a perfect operating system but never forget that incoming future Windows going to surprise us with something new.

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