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Windows Vista Business SP1 32-bit English 1pk DSP OEI DVD with Windows 7 Upgrade Offer Form (PC DVD)

by Microsoft OEM Licence
Windows Vista, Mac OS X Intel, Mac OS X, Mac OS 9 and below

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  • More manageable, reliable, and secure
  • For small businesses, Windows Vista Business includes new technology and tools to ensure your PCs are always up-to-date, more secure, and running smoothly. For instance, Windows Vista Business will make your PCs safer with built-in protection against mali
  • For larger organizations, Windows Vista Business has been designed from the ground up to improve the deployment and management of the operating system. For instance, image-based installation is now the default method for installing the Windows Vista opera
  • For businesses of any size, Windows Vista Business is designed to allow your IT department to configure users' systems so that they can log onto their PCs as standard users instead of as administrators. Windows Vista Business enables the use of standard u
  • Easier, faster access to information
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System Requirements

  • Platform:    Windows Vista, Mac OS X Intel, Mac OS X, Mac OS 9 and below
  • Media: DVD-ROM
  • Item Quantity: 1

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OEM Software Product Information: This product is an OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) package, and the licence governing the installation and use may not convey the same rights as a full retail package. OEM product packages may not contain the same printed documentation or bundled software and hardware which forms part of the full retail package. Prospective purchasers should make themselves aware of any such restrictions before purchasing.

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Please note: This OEM software is intended for system builders only and cannot be transferred to another PC once it is installed. The purchaser of this software is required to comply with the terms of the System Builder license, including the responsibility of providing all end-user support for the software.

Windows Vista Business with Service Pack 1 is the first edition of Windows designed specifically to meet the needs of small businesses. You'll spend less time on technology support-related issues-so you can spend more time making your business successful. Windows Vista Business with Service Pack 1 is the definitive choice for your business today and tomorrow.

Compare Windows Vista editions.

Security alerts enable you to quickly resolve potentially damaging issues that can harm your Windows Vista PC. View larger.

Use the new Sync Centre to manage the synchronization of your data with other PCs or the devices you connect to your PC. View larger.

Starting and managing file sharing and application collaboration is easy and intuitive. View larger.

Windows Vista Provides a single destination where you can access all of the related Backup and Restore features. View larger.

Windows Fax and Scan simplifies your document handling and communication needs. View larger.

Improved Reliability and Performance
Windows Vista with Service Pack 1 and improvements delivered by hardware and software partners increase the reliability, performance, and compatibility of Windows Vista-based PCs.

With Windows Vista with SP1, many of the most common causes of operating system crashes and hangs have been addressed. Windows Vista includes new, innovative technologies that help pinpoint and diagnose issues reported anonymously by Windows Vista-based PCs from millions of users who have elected to have their PC send us system information.

Windows Vista with SP1 supports a number of important new technology standards, so it will keep making your PC easier and more enjoyable to use for years to come.

The definitive choice for your business--today and tomorrow.
Windows Vista Business with Service Pack 1 is the first Windows operating system designed specifically to meet the needs of small businesses. You'll empower your entire business to work more efficiently with a stunning and improved, simple-to-use interface that makes it easier to search and find the information you need quickly and easily, both on your PCs and on the web. With powerful new safety features, you're in control and can better protect the key information that is the life of your business and that builds the trust of your customers.

And, for the growing business that always seems to be on the go, the mobile computing enhancements make it easier to stay connected to the rhythm of your business, both in and out of the office. Windows Vista Business with Service Pack 1 with Service Pack 1makes all of this work for you while helping you spend less time on technology support-related issues--so you can spend more time making your business successful. Windows Vista Business with Service Pack 1 simply makes it easier to manage how your employees connect to your network and to ensure that they get more out of their PCs, both in and out of the office. Be future-ready and lay the IT foundation that your business needs for today and tomorrow.

Windows Sidebar gives you quick access to gadgets like picture slide shows, Windows Media Player controls, or news headlines. You pick the gadgets you want to see in Windows Sidebar. View larger.

Use Instant Search to quickly find the information you need. View larger.

Use Flip 3D to navigate through open windows using the scroll wheel on your mouse. View larger.

Windows Vista Aero provides spectacular visual effects such as glass-like interface elements that you can see through.

Getting It Done Just Got Easier
It's easier and faster than ever to find, use, manage and share the information on your PC or on the Web with Windows Vista with SP1.

Most Windows Vista-based PCs boot in less than a minute, which can be an improvement over Windows XP boot times.

The Windows Vista sleep and resume features can bring your PC to life in a snap. The vast majority of Windows Vista-based PCs resume from sleep in less than six seconds.

See everything you're working on more clearly with Windows Aero and quickly switch between windows or tasks using Windows Flip 3D.

Find it fast! Simply type something about a file, picture, or song, such as a word contained in a document or e-mail message, the artist of a song, or the date a picture was taken, and Instant Search will bring back any matches instantly.

Get the most from digital images and video. Easy-to-use tools within Windows Photo Gallery help you retrieve, view, and edit photos for your business or website--without costly outsourcing.

View multiple web pages simultaneously with Quick Tabs in Windows Internet Explorer 7.

Get up and running faster than ever with Windows Easy Transfer that automatically copies your files and settings from your old PC.

You can more conveniently share your work with co-workers on your network. With a simple file-sharing tool, you can choose just the people with whom you want to share files.

Enhanced Windows Fax and Scan provides flexible, integrated faxing and scanning in one location on your PC.

Work in a more simple and intuitive way. With the Windows Aero user experience, which includes glass-like visuals, you can easily navigate open files and programs.

Built-in Peace of Mind
Windows Vista with Service Pack 1 helps protect your family and your personal information from threats from malicious software and phishing scams and helps you keep your PC backed-up and running smoothly.

PCs running Windows Vista are 60% less likely to be infected with viruses, worms and root kits than PCs running Windows XP SP2.

Windows Internet Explorer 7 helps protect your PC and your personal information against malicious software, fraudulent websites, and online phishing scams. New phishing attacks are more than 25 times as common as new viruses, and over 20,000 fraudulent phishing websites are created every month. Internet Explorer 7 is now blocking nearly one million inadvertent attempts to access fake phishing sites per week.

Help defend your PC against pop-ups, slow performance, and security threats caused by spyware and other unwanted software with Windows Defender. Windows Defender in Windows Vista automatically scans Internet Explorer 7 downloads to help bring spyware to your attention before it can infect your computer.

More easily back-up the content on your PC--including digital photos, music, movies, and documents--with Scheduled and Network Backup.

If you have serious PC problems, Complete PC Backup and Restore makes it easier to restore your PC by not only backing up all your files, but also the entire operating system and all of your applications.

Shadow copy automatically archives previous versions of your files. Should you accidentally save a change to a document, or should a document become corrupted, you can easily recover by restoring a previous version of the document.

Encrypting File System helps protect sensitive information and data from being shared outside of your company by enabling you to password-protect shared documents.

Provide the critical first line of defence. A smarter, more easily configured, and automatically running Windows Firewall helps protect you against many types of malicious software.

Help keep your PCs up to date with a genuine, licensed copy of Windows Vista Business with Service Pack 1 that will provide you with automatic updates throughout the life of your PC through the enhanced Windows Update feature.

Ready to Grow When You Are

Get new PCs up and running right away. Quickly transfer data and settings from your old PCs to newly purchased PCs running Windows Vista, with the help of Windows Easy Transfer.

Spend less time managing your PCs. User Account Control and enhanced Group Policy capabilities allow you to simplify network administration tasks so you can better protect, update, and maintain your company's PCs.

Manage your network easily. Use the Network and Sharing Centre to visually check the connection status of PCs and devices, and troubleshoot connection problems from a single interface and without additional IT support.

Windows Vista Business with Service Pack 1 is ready to grow when you are, supporting connectivity with servers and domains in multiple PC environments.

Your Workplace Unplugged
With special features to help you go mobile, Windows Vista with SP1 makes computing and connecting away from home or the office easier than ever.

Conduct business when and where it's convenient. Use Remote Desktop Connection to access your PC remotely, whether across your company network or through the Internet from your home PC.

Work the way you want with touch and digital input and handwriting. Tablet and Touch Technology makes your notebook PC experience truly personal.

Set up a wireless network at home with Network and Sharing Centre--so you can experience the freedom of working virtually anywhere in your home. Then easily find and join a wireless network at your favourite hotspot--so you can stay productive wherever you go.

Optimize your power and mobile settings centrally with Windows Mobility Centre.

Keep your information in sync. With Sync Centre, you can synchronize PDAs, mobile phones, and other devices all from one place.

Collaborate with others by using Windows Meeting Space to create ad hoc wireless networks when you're meeting with colleagues or customers.

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Amazon.com: 4.0 out of 5 stars  3 reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars You do what you can do. 9 Aug. 2014
By John B. Young - Published on Amazon.com
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The O.S. is clunky and cumbersome in comparison to Windows 7, but, that said it works well in a computer that I wanted to upgrade from Microsoft Windows XP Pro but in which I could only install 768 MB of RIMM RAM memory. I have been dismayed at the number of updates required by this O.S. - I installed it at 4:00 p.m. on Friday the 8th and I am only just downloading another 116 updates at 8:45 a.m. today, the 9th of August. I assume that it is because this is a business system, not a home edition, version of the O.S. I have been unable to find a free antivirus program for it. I have not been able to acquire Windows Security Essentials (yet?) nor upgrade Internet Explorer 7 to I.E. 9 or later (yet?) but this may be due to the fact that all available other updates have not been completed. The O.S. installation has successfully activated via the internet process.
5.0 out of 5 stars Its good to know that doing business through Amazon 9 Sept. 2014
By inkstar40 - Published on Amazon.com
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A lot of people that I assist can't keep up with the Industries GREED! This was a very FAIR price for this service pack. Most people in this area can't afford food, let alone pay the astronomical computer industries prices. Just think, over 8000 casino workers in our area either are or are about to be without jobs.
Its good to know that doing business through Amazon, we are getting products at Fair prices, and with Square Trade its even better.
3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars 23 Nov. 2014
By clinard presnell - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
a little hard to load but it worked as they said it would
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