what is the technical difference between windows xp and windows 7

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Windows 7

Windows XP




Platform support

IA-32 and x86-64

IA-32, x86-64 and Itanium




Physical Memory Limits

2 – 192 GB depending on the version and architecture.

4 GB-128 GB depending on the version and the architecture.

Processors

32 for 32-bit, 256 for 64-bit

32 for 32-bit, 64 for 64-bit

New Features

·         Touch and handwriting recognition

·         Support for virtual hard disks

·         Improved performance on multi-core processors

·         Improved boot performance

·         DirectAccess

·         Kernel improvements

·         Taskbar

·         New version of Windows Media Center

·         XPS Essential Pack

·         New calculator

·         Jump Lists

·         Show desktop button shifted to right-hand size

·         13 Additional Sound Schemes

·         Window borders and the taskbar do not turn opaque when a window is maximized

·         Allows more customization

·         A new version of Microsoft Virtual PC, newly renamed as Windows Virtual PC

·         Supports the mounting of a virtual hard disk (VHD) as normal data storage.

·         The Remote Desktop Protocol supports real-time multimedia application.

·         Shadow Copy

·         Improved backup and restore

·         New Extended Linguistic Services API

·         Better support for solid-state drives, including the new TRIM command

·         New networking API with support for building SOAP-based web services in native code.

·         GDI+ graphics subsystem

·         DirectX 8.1 upgradeable to DirectX 9.0c

·         Improved Taskbar

·         New features (task panes, tiles, improved sorting and grouping, built-in CD player, Autoplay, Simple File Sharing, etc.)

·         Kernel enhancements

·         Faster start-up

·         Ability to discard a newer device driver in favor of previous one.

·         More user-friendly interface

·         Fast user switching

·         ClearType Font rendering mechanism.

·         New networking features (Windows Firewall, Internet Connection Sharing integration with UPnP, NAT traversal APIs, Quality of Service features, IPv6 and Teredo tunneling, etc.)

·         Remote Assistance and Remote Desktop features.

·         New security features

·         Side-by-side assemblies

·         Improved media features

·         Handwriting recognition, speech recognition and digital ink support.

·         Improved application compatibility and shims compared to Windows 2000

·         Updated accessories and games

Removed Features

·         Classic Start Menu user interface

·         Few Taskbar features

·         Windows Explorer features

·         Windows Media Player features

·         InkBall

·         Windows Photo Gallery, Windows Movie Maker, Windows Calendar and Windows Mail.

·         CD Player, DVD Player and Imaging for Windows

·         NetBEUI and NetDDE are deprecated.

·         DLC and AppleTalk network protocols are removed.

·         Plug-and-play–incompatible communication devices are not supported.

·         Service Pack 2 and Service Pack 3 also remove features from Windows XP.

 

 

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