Windows 7 is the latest operating system released by Microsoft. This operating system has six editions: Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Enterprise, and Windows 7 Ultimate. Their differences are illustrated below:
Windows 7 Starter
Broad application and device
compatibility with up to three concurrent applications.
Safe, reliable, and
Home Group makes it easy to share media, documents and printers
across multiple PCs in offices without a domain.
Improved taskbar and Jump
Note: Don't confuse "three concurrent applications" with the old
"concurrent connections" from the desktop operating system limitations - this is
different; this is effectively "three concurrent applications" running at the
Windows 7 Home Basic (emerging market
All of the functionality listed above in Starter Edition
plus Live thumbnail previews and enhanced visual experience. Advanced networking
support (ad-hoc wireless networks and internet connection sharing). Mobility
Center is included.
Windows 7 Home Premium
the functionality listed above in Starter and Home Basic Editions plus Aero
Glass and advanced windows navigation. Easy networking and sharing across all
your PCs and devices. Improved media format support, enhancements to Windows
Media Center and media streaming, including Play To. Multi-touch and improved
All of the functionality listed above in Starter,
Home Basic and Home Premium Editions. Domain Join enables simple and secure
server networking. Encrypting File System protects data with advanced network
backup. Location Aware Printing helps find the right printer when moving between
the office and home.
Windows 7 Enterprise and
All of the functionality listed above in Starter, Home
Basic, Home Premium and Professional Editions. Bit Locker protects data on
removable devices. Direct Access links users to corporate resources from the
road without a virtual private network (VPN). Branch Cache makes if faster to
open files and Web pages from a branch office. AppLocker easily restricts
unauthorized software and enables greater security.
Windows 7 partitions are different from that of other operating
systems. Thus, few partition software can support Windows 7 partitions. There are only two software that
can support Windows 7 partitions.
The only two software
that can currently support Windows 7 partitions are Partition
Wizard and Paragon Partition Manager. However, Paragon Partition Manager is expensive, and it
has no free edition available for home users. If you want to do partition
management with Paragon Partition Manager, it would probably cost you at least
However, things are different with MiniTool Partition Manager.
Manager is available for absolutely FREE for home users and Professional
As the leading partition manager, Partition Wizard has many functions in partition management. With
MiniTool Partition Manager, you can perform the
following operations in seconds: Move/Resize Partition, Merge Partition, Change Cluster Size, Copy Partition, Create Partition, Delete Partition, Format Partition, Convert File System, Hide/Unhide Partition, Explore Partition, Partition Recovery, Convert Dynamic
Disk to Basic Disk and much more. All these operation would be
carried out under a data protection mode, so you need never worry about data
loss due to any reason.
Some more advanced functions include: rebuild MBR, convert DPT (disk partition
table) format from MBR to GTP, and recover data, move/resize system partitions, convert
file systems and much more.
Manager support both MBR and GUID partition table format running on 32/64
bits operating system, including Windows XP, Vista, Windows Server
2000/2003/2008 and the latest Windows 7.
This partition software can take the place
of Partition Table Doctor, Partition Magic as well as Paragon Partition
Partition Wizard is much more powerful than other partition software in the same class,
such as Paragon Partition Manager
Server edition. Partition Wizard Server Edition is also available at a much
Home Edition 7.0 is a powerful free partition manager available both home users.
With a price of $129, Partition
Wizard Server Edition is an inexpensive and effective solution to server
As a partition manager with powerful
functions and excellent performance, Partition Wizard is available for you on
the website: http://www.partitionwizard.com.