Microsoft Windows 7 is your PC simplified!

Everything you need for work and home

Windows 7 Professional has everything you need for work and home, including all the home Premium features you love and the business features your work demands. Connect to company networks easily and more securely and share files across the various PCs in your home. In addition, you can run many Windows XP productivity programs in Windows XP Mode and recover your data easily with automatic backups to your home or business network.

Windows 7 Professional product features

  • This product includes the 32-bit and 64-bit versions for a single computer.
  • Simplify everyday tasks by finding something instantly, comparing documents side-by-side, or opening your favourite file in just two clicks.
  • Run many existing productivity and business programs designed for Windows XP – if not pre-installed, it can be downloaded free from Microsoft.
  • Interact with any compatible device connected to your computer- see device pictures and status and run common tasks from a single window.
  • Use Windows Search from the Start menu to instantly locate and open virtually any file on your PC – from documents to e-mails to songs, just by typing a word or two.
  • 90 days of Microsoft Support Services included. Click here for details.
  • Watch internet TV; pause, rewind and record TV, movies and other video content; or use Touch to interact with your PC in new ways. (See additional requirements on system requirements tab.)
  • Take advantage of the powerful diagnostics and troubleshooters built into Action Center to resolve many computer problems on your own.
  • Back up your files to an external hard drive, secondary hard drive, writable CD or DVD, or to a network location.
  • Use HomeGroup to connect your PCs running Windows 7 to a single printer.

Sage Pastel will NOT support any Microsoft® Windows 7 product.
For support on this product, please contact 0860 225 567.
Product information and pricing is only applicable for products sold in South Africa.

For further information on Microsoft® Windows 7, please click here.

Designed for people who want it all

Windows 7 Ultimate is designed for people who want it all. It gives you everything Home Premium and Professional offers, plus added security features and the flexibility to work in multiple languages. Create a home network and share all of your favourite photos, videos and music.

Windows 7 Ultimate product features

  • This product includes the 32-bit and 64-bit versions for a single computer.
  • Simplify everyday tasks by finding something instantly, comparing documents side-by-side, or opening your favourite file in just two clicks.
  • Use BitLocker and BitLocker To Go to better protect your valuable files, even on removable devices such as USB devices.
  • Switch among the 35 languages as easily as logging off and back on again.
  • Take advantage of the powerful diagnostics and troubleshooters built into Action Center to resolve many computer problems on your own.
  • 90 days of Microsoft Support Services included. Click here for details.
  • Watch internet TV; pause, rewind and record TV, movies and other video content; or use Touch to interact with your PC in new ways. (See additional requirements on system requirements tab.)
  • Access corporate resources seamlessly when you’re on the Internet, without having to initiate a VPN connection.
  • Back up your files to an external hard drive, secondary hard drive, writable CD or DVD, or to a network location.
  • Run many existing productivity and business programs designed for Windows XP – if not pre-installed, it can be downloaded free from Microsoft.

Sage Pastel will NOT support any Microsoft® Windows 7 product.
For support on this product, please contact 0860 225 567.
Product information and pricing is only applicable for products sold in South Africa.

For further information on Microsoft® Windows 7, please click here.


Microsoft Windows 7

If you want to run Windows 7 on your PC, here's what it takes:

  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor.
  • 1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit).
  • 16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit).
  • DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver.

Additional requirements to use certain features:

  • Internet access (fees may apply)
  • Depending on resolution, video playback may require additional memory and advanced graphics hardware.
  • Some games and programs might require a graphics card compatible with DirectX 10 or higher for optimal performance.
  • For some Windows Media Center functionality a TV tuner and additional hardware may be required.
  • Windows Touch and Tablet PCs require specific hardware.
  • HomeGroup requires a network and PCs running Windows 7.
  • DVD/CD authoring requires a compatible optical drive.
  • BitLocker requires Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 1.2.
  • BitLocker To Go requires a USB flash drive.
  • Windows XP Mode requires an additional 1 GB of RAM and an additional 15 GB of available hard disk space.
  • Music and sound require audio output.

Product functionality and graphics may vary based on your system configuration. Some features may require advanced or additional hardware.

PCs with multi-core processors:

Windows 7 was designed to work with today's multi-core processors. All 32-bit versions of Windows 7 can support up to 32 processor cores, while 64 bit versions can support up to 256 processor cores.

PCs with multiple processors (CPUs):

Commercial servers, workstations, and other high-end PCs may have more than one physical processor. Windows 7 Professional, Enterprise, and Ultimate allow for two physical processors, providing the best performance on these computers. Windows 7 Starter, Home Basic, and Home Premium will recognise only one physical processor.

Features
Maximum physical memory (RAM) (64-bit)
Maximum physical memory (RAM) (32-bit)
32-bit and 64-bit versions
HomeGroup (create and join)
Multiple monitors
Windows Mobility Center
Printing via Internet (IPP)
Windows Aero
Multi-Touch
Windows Media Center
Windows Media Player Remote Media Experience
Location Aware Printing
Presentation Mode
Group Policy
Offline Files and Folder redirection
Windows Server domain joining
Windows XP Mode
Multi-display Terminal Services
Enterprise Search Scopes
BitLocker Drive Encryption
BranchCache Distributed Cache
DirectAccess
Multilingual User Interface Pack
Professional
192 GB
4 GB
Both
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
Ultimate
192 GB
4 GB
Both
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes