Windows® 7 Professional has all the features you need for business, along with all the great media and entertainment features of Windows® 7 Home Premium. You’ll be able to run many Windows® XP productivity programs natively in Windows® 7 or by using Windows® XP Mode*, and recover your data easily with automatic backups to your home or business network. You’ll also be able to connect to company networks easily and more securely. In addition to the features in Windows® 7 Home Premium, you’ll also get the following:
Microsoft recommends the following minimum system requirements to make sure you get all the benefits of Windows® 7.
Windows® 7 System Requirements
If you’re not sure which features and editions of Windows® 7 will run on your existing PC, the Windows® 7 Upgrade Advisor can help. Please visit http://windows.microsoft.com/upgradeadvisor
Product functionality and graphics may vary based on your system configuration. Some features may require advanced or additional hardware. For more information, visit http://windows.microsoft.com/systemrequirements
*Microsoft recommends 2 GB of memory, and an additional 15 GB of hard disk space per virtual environment, to run Windows XP Mode. Windows XP Mode requires either OEM pre-installation or post-purchase installation of Windows XP Mode (which runs on Windows 7 Professional or Ultimate) and a virtualization technology such as Windows Virtual PC.Windows Virtual PC requires a processor capable of hardware virtualization, with Intel-VT and AMD-V features enabled.Both Windows XP Mode and Windows Virtual PC can be downloaded from www.windows.com/business/downloads. For more information on system requirements, go to www.microsoft.com/virtual-pc.