Windows Vista - Technovision-2007 Windows Vista ( OS )...

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Technovision-2007 Windows Vista ( OS ) Authors: C.Naveen Kumar II/IV B.Tech Information Technology Kakatiya Institute of Technology and Science E-Mail Id: [email protected] Phone No: 9908507701 Bharat II/IV B.Tech Information Technology Kakatiya Institute of Technology and Science 1
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Technovision-2007 CONTENT OF THE PAPER: 1. Abstract 2. History 3. Development of Windows Vista 4. New features in Windows Vista End User Features 5. Core Technologies 6. Security-related Technologies User Account Control  7. Business Technologies 8. Deprecated Features 9. Windows Vista System Requirements 10. Criticism on Windows Vista 11. Conclusion 12. References 2
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Technovision-2007 Abstract Once envisioned as a minor upgrade to Windows XP, Windows Vista (formerly codenamed "Longhorn") first took on all-new importance in early 2002 when Microsoft decided to reach for the brass ring and make this upcoming Windows release an all- encompassing major upgrade with a new security architecture, a hardware 3D-enabled user interface, and many more exciting new features. Since then, numerous delays have caused Microsoft to scale back things a bit, but Windows Vista is still the most impressive Windows upgrade in over a decade. Hi story Windows Vista is the latest release of Microsoft, a line of graphical operating system used on personal, including home and business desktops. Before its announcement on July 22,2005, Vista was known by its codename Longhorn . On November 8,2006, Windows Vista development was completed and released to manufacturing. On January 30, 2007 it was released worldwide to the general public, and is available for purchase and downloading from Microsoft's web site. These release dates come more than five years after the release of its predecessor, Windows XP making it the longest time span between two releases of Windows. According to Microsoft Windows Vista contains hundreds of features; some of the most significant include an updated graphical user interface and visual style dubbed Windows Aero, improved searching features, new multimedia creation tools such as Windows DVD Maker, and completely redesigned networking, audio, print, and display sub-systems. Vista also aims to increase the level of communication between machines on a home network using peer-to-peer technology, making it easier to share files and digital media between computers and devices. Microsoft's primary stated objective with Vista, however, has been to improve the state of security in the Windows operating system. [ One common criticism of Windows XP and its predecessors has been their commonly exploited security vulnerabilities and overall susceptibility to malware, viruses and buffer overflows. During the course of its development, Vista has been the target of a number of
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