Why Windows 7 Home Premium
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium is the extended version of Home Basic. Both versions were designed for home users in the private sector. Compared to its predecessor, Windows Vista, the Windows 7 Home Premium operating system brings numerous changes. These include the improvement of the user interface, new functions and features, a performance increase as well as optimizations in the security area. In addition, Windows 7 Home Premium offers you exclusive content, such as various media programs.
Ease of use and more performance
The Windows 7 Home Premium operating system appears with a modern user interface, new features and numerous optimizations. For example, the user-friendliness of the system has been improved once again by giving the most important programs, such as Windows WordPad and Paint, a ribbon menu bar. This means that you always have an overview of the most important functions and therefore work more efficiently. With the support of alternative input methods, Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium also offers you helpful functions such as Multi-Touch, which allows you to draw with several fingers at the same time via the touchscreen in Paint, for example.
In the Windows 7 Home Premium operating system, you can now place widgets anywhere on your desktop and no longer have to limit yourself to a sidebar. In addition to these visual improvements, the Windows 7 Home Premium operating system also offers you system optimizations in the form of performance increases, such as with the new DirectX 11, which offers your system the necessary graphics support, which it needs for more complex graphics processes. In general, Windows 7 Home Premium is faster than its predecessor Windows Vista, although the system requirements are lower in comparison.
New programs and more in the Windows 7 Home Premium operating system
In order to make the most of all the optimizations in the user interface and system performance, Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium offers you numerous new features and programs:
- Error logging program: Logging of problem reports
- New security center: Firewall and virus scanner status monitoring
- Device Stages: Improved management of external devices
- Virtual folders in Explorer: So-called “libraries” for fast data access
- Voice control and speech output: Application support for users with limited abilities
- Improved taskbar and preview options
- Navigate faster with improved Windows Search
- Easily create home networks
- Touch support
Unnecessary taskbar and explorer functions have been removed from the Windows 7 Home Premium operating system for optimization purposes. In return, you get new functions and programs especially with Windows 7 Home Premium, such as support for HDTV or writing to and playing DVDs. Also included in Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium are the Windows Media Center, Windows Media Player and some games.
Secure home system with Windows 7 Home Premium
The Windows 7 Home Premium operating system offers you the possibility to use biometric authentications. This feature can be used either to log in, to increase rights for users, or to access the operating system in general. This makes the Windows 7 Home Premium operating system exclusively accessible to you and therefore very secure. System programs in Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium are now whitelisted, which means that they automatically receive administrative rights when they are executed, and further confirmation is no longer necessary. The Windows 7 Home Premium operating system is also kept up to date through updates and is therefore safe for you.