Windows 10 Vs Windows 7: Windows is certainly the perfect operating system and many users love this OS for many reasons like its features, user friendly interface etc. Windows has introduced many versions so far and the older versions like Windows 7, 8 were very popular among users as they were quite user friendly. With the introduction of Windows 10, Microsoft introduced added features for the users. Some users found them useful while some say they still like Windows 7. Well, what are the pros and cons of each of these versions, let us have a look.
- Higher security against viruses and malware with powerful security for Windows services.
- Reliable recovery, post a power failure/sudden shutdown through the feature – Automatic Startup Repair.
- Improved gaming performance with support of DirectX 12, along with improve frame rate for seamless gameplay.
- Windows 10- system file compression occurs automatically reducing on the storage footprint of operating system by around 50%.
- Remarkable OS improvement that lets seamless operation of modern latest graphics applications.
- New features for accessibility provide useful tools and solutions plus helpful features for people having issues with vision, mobility, learning, neuro diversity and mental health problems.
- Login facility using facial recognition, PIN or fingerprint to ensure high security and safety to unlock your system
- The feature -Safe boot lets you prevent malicious software from getting loaded automatically while the system starts.
- Businesses can have benefits from Windows 10 Enterprise -Advanced Threat Protection feature that offers protection for their system against harmful ransomware & zero-day exploits.
- OneDrive desktop sync app feature present in Windows 10 lets access OneDrive ideal for any business to synchronize Microsoft Office 365 files.
- Microsoft Office 2019 doesn’t support windows 7.
- Windows 10 Microsoft offers security patches outside Windows Update so they enter directly into your PC immediately after they are available. This means Windows 10 computers are regularly updated which doesn’t let hackers perform hacking tasks
- Microsoft’s -Continuum feature lets you easily attach a phone/tablet to a monitor & keyboard and then use it just like a PC. Windows actually supports any device and the user interface adjusts with every device with every device like PC, touch keyboard, mouse communication, tablet, or PC
- Need to invest time to learn the interface as certain changes are made to the interface
- Certain old software will not work on Windows 7, which is otherwise easier with the advancement in Windows 10
- Getting prone to infections once the support is over.
- The technical support from Microsoft is not available which means there will be problems with the activation process and the present issues will not be resolved.
- Repairs will get difficult and expensive as the software vendors stop supplying Windows 7 tools.
So, it is again the decision of the users who they prefer to opt for as if you wish to explore some added features then Windows 10 would be your first choice.