Windows 7 Ultimate gives you everything Home Premium and Professional offers ¿ plus added security features and the flexibility to work in multiple languages. Create a home network and share all of your favorite photos, videos and music. You can even watch TV programs for free, whenever and wherever you want.
Better protect your computer data
Help prevent theft or loss of data: Use BitLocker and BitLocker To Go to better protect your valuable files ¿ even on removable drives such as USB devices.
Easily access corporate network resources without VPN1
Get remote services with DirectAccess: Access corporate resources seamlessly when you're on the Internet, without having to initiate a VPN connection.1
Work in the language of your choice
Work in the language of your choice: Switch between any of 35 languages as easily as logging off and back on again.
Microsoft Windows-based computers
|Operating System ||Must be running a genuine copy of the Windows XP or Windows Vista operating systems.|
|Processor ||1GHz or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor|
|Memory ||1GB RAM (32-bit) / 2GB RAM (64-bit)|
|Hard Disk ||16GB available disk space (32-bit) / 20 GB (64-bit)|
|Drive ||DVD/CD authoring requires a compatible optical drive.|
|Display ||DirectX 9 graphics processor with WDDM 1.0 or later driver|
|Video Card ||Depending on resolution, video playback may require additional memory and advanced graphics hardware.|
|Sound Card ||Music and sound require audio output.|
|Internet Connection ||Internet access required to use some features (fees may apply).|
|Other ||1Requires DirectAccess client computers and a DirectAccess server with Windows Server 2008 R2 on the edge of a corporate network.|
For some Windows Media Center functionality, a TV tuner and additional hardware may be required. Windows Touch and Windows Tablet require specific hardware.
HomeGroup requires a network and PCs with Windows 7.
BitLocker¿ requires TPM1.2; BitLocker To Go¿ requires a USB flash drive.
Windows XP Mode requires an additional 1GB of RAM, an additional 15GB of available disk space, and a processor capable of hardware virtualization, with Intel-VT or AMD-V turned on.