Hardly will you find anybody who liked Windows Vista and embraced the OS smilingly. But Windows 7 really made it against Vista. Even diehard XP users vouch Windows 7 for all the goodies it comes with. Are you planning to switching from Windows Vista to Windows 7 ? Do check out this interesting article about it.
Moving from Windows Vista to Windows 7
However, if your are still using Vista and want to know why you must upgrade to Windows 7 we can give you 5 solid reasons.
No nagging User Account Control
Windows Vista often drives users mad with unnecessary and untimely security dialog. They are obtrusive, disturbing and crops up on any faintest excuse. It is true that they actually aware us on securities and system problems.
But in reality UAC ends up being a nag in Vista. Windows 7 made UAC friendly and customizable. An indicator in the right most corner of the task bar blinks when there is a message for you. It is you to decide when you like seeing them.
If you shut down and turn on system regularly, Vista must be wasting lot of your time as it takes time to boot. Windows 7 saves these hours. On an average, Windows 7 takes 30 seconds to boot. Officially MS tried to keep a 15 seconds’ tab on booting while developing Windows 7. But no doubt latest OS boots quicker than Vista.
Easier home group
You don’t need to worry even a bit without any networking knowledge. With multiple computers in your home, you can easily set up a home group network if you have Windows 7 on all the systems.
Home networking was never that easy with Vista or XP. You can also set up easy local area wireless network similarly. Connecting scanner and printers to your home group network is easier now.
It was bit tedious to navigate with multiple windows opened in both of Vista and XP. That problem goes away in Windows 7. You can open any number of windows and still smoothly pass through them without fussing the operation.
Better processing efficiency
This helps in case you are a laptop user. Even with better graphics and elaborate interface, Windows 7 manages to lower the energy usage. It is possible because the new OS intelligently manage different apps while multitasking. Memory usage is minimal when system is idle and when you are switching between the apps. Many tools like, Bluetooth, are switched on only when they are in use. It really helps lasting longer with same battery.
Are you confident now to upgrade from Windows Vista to Windows 7? Then you should know that Windows 7 runs comfortably on Vista configuration. Still you can download Windows 7 Upgrade Adviser to check which version suits best with your system and need. You can visit Windows 7 Compatibility Center too.
It is cost-effective to buy only an upgrade version. With upgrade version you won’t lose any file or folder existing in your system. However, if you fail to upgrade from Vista to any particular version of Windows 7, you can still install it with ‘custom install’ feature. However, you will lose existing data and setting.
So, upgrade to Windows 7 and enjoy happy computing.
About the author: This article about Switching from Windows Vista to Windows 7 is written by Margaret, who is a blogger by profession. She loves writing on design and technology. Beside this she is fond of books. These days she is busy in writing an article on Windows Phone 7 Apps.