Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate, SKU GLC-00679 Full Retail Box 32-bit
Windows 7 Ultimate is the, well, ultimate version of Windows 7,
containing all the features available in Windows 7 Professional and
Windows 7 Home Premium, plus BitLocker technology. Windows 7
Ultimate also has the largest language support.
Windows 7 Minimum Requirements
Windows 7 requires the following hardware, at a minimum:
CPU: 1 GHz
RAM: 1 GB (2 GB for 64-bit versions)
Hard Drive: 16 GB free space (20 GB free for 64-bit versions)
Your graphics card needs to support DirectX 9 if you plan to
utilize Aero. Also, if you intend on installing Window 7 using DVD
media, your optical drive will need to support DVD discs.
Windows 7 Hardware Limitations
Windows 7 Starter is limited to 2 GB of RAM and 32-bit versions of
all other editions of Windows 7 are limited to 4 GB.
Depending on the edition, 64-bit versions of Windows 7 support
considerably more memory. Windows 7 Ultimate, Professional, and
Enterprise support up to 192 GB, Home Premium 16 GB, and Home Basic
CPU support in Windows 7 is a little more complicated. Windows 7
Enterprise, Ultimate, and Professional support up to 2 physical
CPUs while Windows 7 Home Premium, Home Basic, and Starter only
support one CPU. However, 32-bit versions of Windows 7 support up
to 32 logical processors and 64-bit versions support up to 256.
Some of the Product Features are:
-(Includes 32 & 64-bit versions) Combines remarkable
ease-of-use with the entertainment features of Home Premium and the
business capabilities of Professional--get it all with with Windows
-Make the things you do every day easier with improved desktop
navigation; start programs faster and more easily, and quickly find
the documents you use most often
-Run many Windows XP productivity programs in Windows XP Mode;
watch, pause, rewind, and record TV on your PC
-Easily create a home network and connect your PCs to a printer
with HomeGroup; connect to company networks easily and more
securely with Domain Join
-Recover your data easily with automatic backup to your home and
business network; help protect data on your PC and portable storage
devices against loss or theft with BitLocker
Designed for people who want it all
Easiest Windows to use ever
-Simplify your PC with new navigation features like Aero Shake,
Jump Lists, and Snap.
-Customize Windows to look and feel the way you like by changing
themes and taskbar programs.
-Easy to network (with or without a server).
-Back up your complete system over a network.
-Help protect data on your PC or portable storage device against
loss or theft with BitLocker.
Faster and more flexible
-Designed to make your PC sleep and resume quicker.
-Takes full advantage of 64-bit PC hardware and memory.
-Windows XP Mode gives you the business flexibility you need.
-Switch between any of 35 languages.
Best PC entertainment experience
-Watch, pause, rewind, and record TV with Windows Media Center.
-Blu-ray read/write support for data files.
-Includes integrated video and Dolby audio codecs.
Safeguard your hard work.
1 . Advanced Backup and Restore makes it easier to keep your work
safely backed up to external or network drives and accessible if
you need it.
2 . File encryption helps keep proprietary and confidential
information on a PC secure if it is lost or stolen.
3 . Preserve your investment in programs designed for Windows XP
with Windows XP Mode.
4 . Windows Internet Explorer 8 helps keep your PC safer from
malware and you safer from fraudulent websites designed to fool you
into divulging private information.
5 . Easily add your PC to a secured, managed, network with domain
6 . Group policy controls help administrators more easily and
effectively manage the security and configuration of multiple PCs.
Work anywhere with less effort.
1 . Get connected in three clicks wherever there's a wireless
2 . Keep documents on your PC and on network servers in sync
3 . Your PC will automatically use the printer you prefer for
whatever network you're on.
4 . Simplify making presentations special settings that keep your
PC from sleeping and turn off messages, notifications, and screen
5 . Instantly locate virtually any file, email, or document on your
PC just by typing a word or two.
6 . Get around your PC faster with the improved taskbar.
7 . Open programs you use regularly in one click and files you use
regularly in just two.
8 . Manage lots of open programs, documents, and browser windows
easily with thumbnail and full-screen previews of open windows.
9 . Manage multiple email accounts, including Hotmail, Gmail, AOL,
and Yahoo! Mail Plus, all in one place with one simple program.
10 . Get to the files, photos, and music on any PC with Windows 7
in the house from any other.
11 . Print to any printer in the house from any PC with Windows 7
in the house.
If you want to run Windows 7 on your PC, here's what it takes:
Additional requirements to use certain features:
1 . DVD-ROM drive
2 . 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64)
3 . 1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
4 . 16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
5 . DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver
1 . Internet access (fees may apply)
2 . Depending on resolution, video playback may require additional
memory and advanced graphics hardware
3 . For some Windows Media Center functionality a TV tuner and
additional hardware may be required
4 . Windows Touch and Tablet PCs require specific hardware
5 . HomeGroup requires a network and PCs running Windows 7
6 . DVD/CD authoring requires a compatible optical drive
7 . BitLocker requires TPM 1.2
8 . BitLocker To Go requires a USB flash drive
9 . Windows XP Mode requires an additional 1 GB of RAM, an
additional 15 GB of available hard disk space, and a processor
capable of hardware virtualization with Intel VT or AMD-V turned on
10. Music and sound require audio output