Windows 7 Professional feature-to-feature comparison chart

Microsoft Windows 7 compares favorably with previous versions. Greg Shultz shows which features exceed expectations for Windows 7, and which do not.

Microsoft Windows 7, as one would expect, boasts new features that make it the operating system of choice when compared to its preceding versions. Windows expert Greg Shultz compares over 50 separate characteristics and features common to the Windows XP Professional, Vista Business, and Windows 7 Professional versions in a free, downloadable PDF chart.

This chart is printer-friendly and will give you a quick look at the primary features you must consider when deciding whether and when to adopt Windows 7 as the operating system in your enterprise. The features compared fall into several categories, including:

  • Networking
  • Security
  • Reliability
  • Performance
  • Utilities
  • Mobility
  • User Interface, and
  • Multimedia

Get a head start on your decision-making process by downloading the comparison chart from the TechRepublic Download Directory.

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Mark W. Kaelin has been writing and editing stories about the IT industry, gadgets, finance, accounting, and tech-life for more than 25 years. Most recently, he has been a regular contributor to,, and TechRepublic.

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