Which version is right for you?

 

Microsoft Windows Vista is designed to dramatically improve the computing experience of every kind of PC user—from people at home who use their PCs for simple web browsing, to business people who must organize and act on large volumes of data, to scientists who routinely perform complex mathematical analysis. To make sure that everyone has an offering tailored to meet their specific needs, Microsoft will deliver five different editions of Windows Vista. Each edition is focused on the needs of a specific type of person.

Windows Vista
Home Basic
For basic home needs such as e-mail and Internet access.

Windows Vista
Home Premium
For the best home computing and entertainment.

Windows Vista
Business
For small and mid-sized organizations.

Windows Vista
Ultimate
For work and entertainment, this is the most complete edition.

 

Features

Home
Basic

Home
Premium

Business

Ultimate

Most secure Windows ever
with Windows Defender and Windows Firewall

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Quickly find what you need
with Instant Search and Windows Internet Explorer 7

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Elegant Windows Aero desktop experience
with Windows Flip 3D navigation

 

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Best choice for laptops
with enhanced Windows Mobility Center and Tablet PC support

 

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Collaborate and share documents
with Windows Meeting Space

 

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Experience photos and entertainment
in your living room with Windows Media Center

 

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Enjoy Windows Media Center
on TVs throughout your home with Xbox 360™ and other devices

 

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Help protect against hardware failure
with advanced business backup features

 

 

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Business networking and Remote Desktop
for easier connectivity

 

 

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Better protect your data
against loss or theft with Windows BitLocker™ Drive Encryption

 

 

 

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