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Home is where you feel the most comfortable and secure. It’s where it’s easy for you to do what you want, unwind and have fun. Now, get those same feelings of security, convenience and enjoyment from Microsoft’s new operating system, Windows Vista. Whether you use your home PC for simple web browsing or it’s the hub of your digital entertainment world, you’ll enjoy an exciting, intuitive computing experience every time you turn on your PC.
Windows Vista is the latest operating system from Microsoft®, released in January 2007. Available in Home Basic edition, Home Premium edition, Business edition, Ultimate edition and Enterprise edition, Vista provides improved security features along with dramatic new graphics and easy-to-use features.
Most HP Pavilion PCs, HP Media Center PCs, Compaq Presario PCs and Compaq Tablet PCs available come with Windows Vista installed.
If you are purchasing a new HP or Compaq PC preloaded with Windows Vista, you already meet the minimum system requirements. If you are looking to upgrade your Windows Vista-capable HP PC, click on the Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor
to see which edition of Windows Vista is right for you and if your PC is ready to run it.
Windows Vista automates the processes that help maintain the health and security of your PC and keeps your PC running at its best with automatic performance self-tuning and diagnostics. Preserve critical system settings and files such as pictures, music and movies by scheduling automatic system and network backups.
- Find what you’re looking for easily and quickly with Instant Search.
- Customize your desktop with Windows Sidebar and mini-applications called gadgets for at-a-glance access to weather, news, calendar, and other useful tools.
- Parental Control features help you to manage and monitor your family’s PC use and make your computing experience a safe one.
- Take PC maintenance off your list as Windows Vista automatically performs self-tuning and self-healing tasks using built-in diagnostics and repair tools.
- Get your game on—an incredible gaming experience awaits casual players as well as hard-core enthusiasts. Easily install, find and start your games with the new Games Explorer.
Working with Microsoft® on a continuous basis, HP designed PCs to get maximum performance from Windows Vista. That means a worry-free, dynamic experience every time you turn on your HP PC. Choose an HP desktop or HP notebook PC that’s right for you, and match it to the Windows Vista edition that best meets your needs. Shop now for HP notebook PCs
or HP desktop PCs
preloaded with Windows Vista.
Find out more about Windows Vista by visiting Microsoft’s Windows Vista Home Page here
Some product features are only available in certain editions of Windows Vista and may require advanced or additional hardware.
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