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Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate SP1 Upgrade - 66R-02262
If you use the same computer at home and for your daily work, Windows Vista Ultimate can support both your worlds. You can smoothly shift between the things you want to do and the things you need to do. For fun, you'll be able to enjoy music, images, live and recorded TV, and online entertainment. For work, you'll find improved document sharing and networking support. If your PC is a laptop, you'll be able to manage and extend your battery life. And you'll get advanced, layered security protection.


See what you're doing, find what you need
Windows Aero allows you to conveniently arrange and manage your open windows using Windows Flip and Flip 3D. And you won't have to click to see your content because live taskbar thumbnails reveal it. With Instant Search, you can to find what you need on your PC, on your network, or on the Internet. Whether you're looking for an e-mail from a colleague, a picture of your mom, a spreadsheet from last quarter, or the website for your kid's homework, you only need to start typing in the Search box on the Start menu. Consistent, streamlined menus, toolbars, and preview panes in the Explorers in Windows Vista also help you find what you're looking for. Explorers include Search boxes too, so you can search within a particular type of information, such as all your documents. You can organize your files any way that you want and then sort and filter information based on file type, saved date, or the name of the file creator.

Back up and roll back file changes
In the Windows Backup and Restore Center you can back up your files and data using Automatic Backup. Or you can choose Windows Complete PC Backup and Restore, which can get your entire PC back to normal if you experience a catastrophic hardware failure. Shadow Copy automatically creates and archives copies of your files as you work on them. So if you accidentally save over a document or a document becomes corrupted, you can retrieve a previous version of that file.

Use multiple languages
Windows Vista Ultimate is available in 35 languages—simultaneously. If you have a multilingual household or are learning a new language, you can install as many languages as you want and even switch between them. And if your family shares a single PC, each family member can use his or her preferred language to interact with the PC.

Fax and scan
You will find flexible, integrated faxing and scanning capabilities in Windows Fax and Scan. For faxing, you don't need a fax machine. And if you have a locally connected or network-connected scanner, you can scan documents and images.

Setup and maintenance
Windows Easy Transfer helps you get started by allowing you to automatically copy your files, photos, music, e-mail, and settings from your old PC to your Windows Vista–based PC.Built-in diagnostics alert you to disk failure, defective memory, and other potential issues so they can be resolved before affecting your everyday tasks.Behind the scenes, self-healing technology can automatically identify and fix problems as they occur. And your system's performance is more consistent with Windows SuperFetch, which tracks when you use programs and ensures that you have quick access to them.Smaller home and business networks can use the Network and Sharing Center to visually check the connection status of PCs and devices and troubleshoot connection problems. No additional IT support is required.


Security features
Windows Firewall helps protect your PC from many types of malicious software. And Windows Defender can help you reduce the number of pop-up ads and lessen the security threats caused by spyware and other unwanted software.

Feel safe on the web
You can help decrease online security threats by taking advantage of the features in Internet Explorer 7 and
Internet Explorer 8:
Anti-phishing technology, which helps protect your personal information from fraudulent websites.
Dynamic security protection that helps lower the risk of your system being damaged or disrupted.
Internet Explorer protected mode, which helps reduce the likelihood of hackers taking over your browser and delivering malware to your system

Help protect your family and your PC
With User Account Control, you can set up a user account for each family member, so a child will be prompted for a password when attempting to change system settings, install any additional software, or to use certain websites or games. And each family member can have their own set of favorites and desktop layouts.With Parental Controls, you can set time limits for your children's computer use and manage their access to the web and to PC games. And you can tailor the controls to suit the age level and personal interests of each child.

Help protect confidential information

If you have confidential information on your laptop, you can safeguard it with the help of multiple layers of protection in Windows Vista Ultimate. For one thing, to help prevent sensitive business information and data from being shared outside of your company, you can password-protect shared documents with the Encrypting File System.And you can help ensure the integrity of valuable information on your PC with Windows BitLocker Drive Encryption. Your entire hard drive is encrypted so that only you can access that information—even if your PC is lost, stolen, or decommissioned.

Help protect your business
Windows Vista Ultimate includes support for joining a network domain—a standard business networking feature that enables improved security and manageability for business PCs. An updated Group Policy infrastructure helps system administrators save time and reduce security risks by configuring wireless network settings, removable storage devices, printers, Internet Explorer, and even power-management settings centrally and automatically.In addition, Windows Vista Ultimate includes the essential IT infrastructure features found in Windows Vista Business and Windows Vista Enterprise so that your PCs and IT infrastructure can grow along with your business.

More entertaining

Enjoy digital home entertainment
Did you know you don't need to buy a special box or pay a monthly fee to record TV? With a TV tuner and a cable connection, you can enjoy your digital entertainment library on your PC or on your television with Windows Media Center.Use your mouse or an optional remote control to play DVDs, download movies, and even try something different like viewing your photos in a cinematic slide show or browsing your music collection by cover art. With Xbox 360 support and other consumer electronics connected to your home network, you can stream your movies and music to TVs throughout your home.

Your digital images
With Windows Photo Gallery, you can make the most of your digital photos and home videos. You can create keyword "tags" and a star rating system to manage and organize them, and then use built-in Instant Search to find them again.You can crop photos, fix red eye, and adjust the exposure and color. And you can also choose from several themes and templates to create slide shows of your still photos and videos, set them to music, and watch them on your TV..

Share the fun and enjoy it on the go
You can also create a photo slide show and burn it to a professional-looking video DVD with Windows DVD Maker. Then you'll all have a great time watching it on her DVD player at her party.You can capture, edit, and publish your digital home movies in standard or high-definition format with Windows Movie Maker and Windows Movie Maker HD.

Get deep into your games
With a DirectX 10 graphics card and the technology built into the operating system, Windows Vista can run graphically , realistic PC games in the market. You can conveniently access all of your games, and information about them, in a single location on your PC using the Games Explorer.Look for Games for Windows branded titles—from the simple to the spectacular—for every age and ability. Plus, have more fun with old favorites on your PC such as Spider Solitaire and Minesweeper, as well as three premium games: Mahjong Titans, Chess Titans, and InkBall.

Stay connected

Stay productive and entertained with your mobile PC
Windows Vista Ultimate helps you get the most from your mobile PC while you're on the go.With Sleep and Resume, you can go for extended periods of time without fully shutting down your laptop. Simply press the power button to pause and then resume your computer session while conserving your battery life in sleep mode. The Windows Mobility Center, allows youto quickly access and set key mobile system settings. Here, you can adjust power options to maximize your PC's battery life. Wireless networking and support for wireless security standards help you connect to wireless networks in the workplace, at home, or in public hotspots with confidence, privacy, and ease.

Take your Tablet PC further
If your mobile computing is done on a Tablet PC, you'll find pen-and-ink functionality, navigation, handwriting recognition help you get things done. Pen flicks feel natural and help you scroll down webpages. You won't have to write out URLs and e-mail addresses you've used before because AutoComplete lists possible matches from previous letters or series of letters. And you'll find built-in support for touch screens.

Access one computer from another one
The Remote Desktop Connection feature allows you to access your documents and programs remotely. When you're able to gain remote access from across your home network, a work network, or across the Internet from another computer, you can get work done wherever you have a network connection.

Keep in touch, in sync, and informed
If there is a problem with your network connectivity, the Network Diagnostics tool is designed to help you identify and solve the problem quickly and easily. And a lot of common problems are automatically fixed for you.When you're collaborating on a project with a small group of Windows Vista users, you can use Windows Meeting Space to meet face to face and share documents over a wired network, a wireless local area network, or an ad hoc wireless network.Sync Center in Windows Vista Ultimate helps keep other PCs, server shares, shared documents, digital media devices, Smartphones, Pocket PCs, and other devices synchronized with your PC.

Take your entertainment on the go
Windows Media Player 11 helps you manage your media collection and allows you toconnect to a variety of portable players so you can take your media with you.

System Requirements

Package Type - Full Retail Box
Operating System Requirements - N/A
Minimum Free Hard Drive Space - 40 GB hard drive with at least 15 GB of available space
Minimum Free Ram - 1 GB of RAM
Software Type - Upgrade
User Licenses - Single-user
Minimum Processor Type - 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor

Support for DirectX 9 graphics with:
WDDM Driver
128 MB of graphics memory (minimum)
Pixel Shader 2.0 in hardware
32 bits per pixel