Skip to main content

Windows Vista

Microsoft has completely reworked the desktop layout in Vista. Windows can be previewed and tiled in 3D.

Microsoft has completely reworked the desktop layout in Vista. Windows can be previewed and tiled in 3D.

Users can of course switch back to classic mode.

Users can of course switch back to classic mode.

Vista will recommend turing off Desktop Composition and eye candy, if the system starts getting slow.

Vista will recommend turing off Desktop Composition and eye candy, if the system starts getting slow.

Vista will offer miniature applications called "Gadgets".

Vista will offer miniature applications called "Gadgets".

Vista themes are selected through the "Appearance Settings"

Vista themes are selected through the "Appearance Settings"

Tabbed browsing in the new IE that comes with Vista.

Tabbed browsing in the new IE that comes with Vista.

Window preview allows you to see miniature versions of each open webpage.

Window preview allows you to see miniature versions of each open webpage.

Like previous Internet Explorer versions, IE7 will have parental controls.

Like previous Internet Explorer versions, IE7 will have parental controls.

You can now add additional search engines to the default IE search bar.

Microsoft is nice enough to show alternate search engines.

Microsoft is nice enough to show alternate search engines.

IPv6 is fully integrated into the network stack and drivers.

IPv6 is fully integrated into the network stack and drivers.