Anyhow, I'm not certain buyers for this product are actively looking to use it. This is a legacy operating system that is EOL and will not receive any further updates from Microsoft other than random security updates that it deems critical. Worse yet, internet browsers that continue to support this legacy operation system continue to dwindle.
Enough about the terms of sale, lets look at the product. Here are some typical bullet point items as offered by Microsoft at the time this product was released. Upgrade from your current edition of Microsoft Windows XP or Windows 2000 (including Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Media Center, Windows XP Tablet PC, Windows XP Professional x64, Windows 2000). Delivers all of the entertainment features available in Windows Vista Home Premium; includes everything you need to enjoy the latest in digital photography, music, movies, analog TV, or even HDTV. Combines all the features of a business-focused operating system, all the efficiency features of a mobility-focused operating system, and all of the digital entertainment features of a consumer-focused operating system.
Mobility-based operating system meets all your computing needs whether you're working from home, working on the road, or searching for entertainment options. Remotely connect to business networks; Windows BitLocker Drive Encryption provides improved levels of protection against theft for your important business data whether you are at home, on the road, or in the office. Work from home, working on the road, or searching for entertainment options. Combines and all of the digital entertainment features of a consumer-focused operating system.
Windows BitLocker Drive Encryption provides improved levels of protection against theft for your important business data whether you are at home, on the road, or in the office. 1GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor.40GB hard drive with at least 15GB of available space. Support for DirectX 9 graphics with.
128MB of graphics memory (minimum). Pixel Shader 2.0 in hardware. 800MHz processor and 512MB of system memory. 20GB hard drive with at least 15GB of available space. Support for Super VGA graphics.
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Windows DVD Maker--burn your photo slide shows and home movies to DVD. Extend Windows Media Center--enjoy your digital entertainment on TVs throughout your home with an Xbox 360 or other media extender. Games for Windows--are available on your PC or online for every age and ability.DirectX 10 --enables Windows Vista to run the latest, most graphically advanced PC games in the market. Windows Games Explorer--helps you install, manage, and enjoy all of your games in one easy-to-access location.
Three new premium games--includes Mahjong Titans, Chess Titans, and InkBall. Windows Movie Maker--helps you capture, edit, and publish your digital home movies in standard or high-definition format. Windows Media Player 11--new features are designed to help you manage your library of digital music, photos, and video and synch with a variety of portable players.
Fast Sleep and Resume--Pause and resume your computer session in just seconds while conserving your battery life in sleep mode. Network and Sharing Center--helps you more easily and securely connect to wireless networks.Windows Mobility Center--saves time by giving you quick access to key mobile system settings. Remote Desktop--connect more easily with remote PCs. Windows Fax and Scan--helps you send, organize and share faxes and scans. Domain Join--it's easier than ever to confidently connect with company or school networks.
Windows Meeting Space--helps you wirelessly connect your mobile PC to a friend's PC for sharing files--even when you're not connected to the Internet. Sync Center--helps keep your portable devices synchronized with your PC. The best version of Windows for notebook PCs with enhanced Tablet Technology. The item "BRAND NEW SEALED Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate DVD UPGRADE 32 & 64-bit RARE" is in sale since Sunday, April 15, 2018.
This item is in the category "Computers/Tablets & Networking\Software\Operating Systems". The seller is "johnnyreags" and is located in Phoenix, Arizona. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Turks and caicos islands, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Uruguay.
Processor Speed: 800 MHz