Windows 7 is the next generation operating system which will help consumers make their everyday tasks faster & easier and work the way they want apart from making new things possible. It comes with new features such as HomeGroup, Play-To, Direct Access, Branch Cache, Aero Shake, Snap, Peek, Jump Lists, Device Stage and a completely redesigned Windows Taskbar that make PCs faster, smarter and more secure.
Windows 7 is available in six editions, with the two primary editions being Windows 7 Home Premium for home consumers and Windows 7 Professional for small and medium sized businesses.
Windows 7 Starter Edition will be available only in a 32-bit version. All other SKUs are available in both 32 and 64-bit.
The recommendations for Windows 7 are:
§ 1 GHz, 32-bit or 64-bit processor
§ 1GB or more system memory
§ 16GB or more available disk space
§ Support for DX9 graphics with 128 MB or more memory (in order to enable Aero theme)
§ DVD-R/W Drive
§ Internet Access
Please Note: Some features of Windows 7, such as the ability to watch and record live TV or navigate by touching the screen, may require advanced or additional hardware.