Chapter 7

Overview of Microsoft Windows 7




This chapter familiarizes the reader with Windows 7, which is the latest version of Windows operating system released by Microsoft. The chapter begins with discussion on different available editions of Windows 7, which helps the users to select the appropriate edition according to their requirements. Then discussion moves on to the new features introduced in Windows 7 such as Aero interface, gadgets, jump lists and various Aero effects. Finally, some of the new Accessories programs included in Windows 7 such as Sticky Notes, Math Input Panel and Snipping Tool are discussed.


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