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Difference between Windows XP and Windows 7


Posted Date: 26-Jun-2010  Last Updated:   Category: Microsoft Windows    
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This article will provide you information about the difference between the windows XP and Windows 7

As we all know Windows XP was one of the successful operating system released by the Microsoft Company. The components and the features of the Windows XP were more convenient to the user. The Windows XP had all the features of the previous operating systems released and along with that some extra features were introduced in XP. The ultimate file accessing speed was increased in Windows Xp when compared to the previous versions of the Windows. The previous versions of the Windows did not give compatibility to many of the software but the Windows XP was brought out with the extra features.



There is a concept of BSOD which stands for Blue Screen Of Death in the previous Windows operating system. When Bill Gates was demonstrating the Windows 98 he encountered with the blue screen error. XP was brought out with the rectification of BSOD error. If still the blue screen error occurs in the Operating system then it can be said that the operating system is not genuine and it is pirated version.

Features of Windows 7


Windows 7 is one of the successful operating system that is released after XP and is being used now. As everyone know the Windows Vista did not sell well in the market and it had lots of advancements to that of the Windows XP but along with that it had lots of drawbacks also. The rectified version was the Windows 7. Windows 7 has lots of graphical components implemented and it can also be said as the most attractive operating system of the Microsoft. Even thought the Windows 7 is not a open source operating system people always prefer the Windows 7 because of the reliability factor.

The Graphical User Interface (GUI) components are good in the Windows 7. The start up and the shut down features are extremely fast. The operating system copies very fast to the Random access memory (RAM) during the start up. The window 7 is proved to be great in the latest motherboard and the processors. There are also various themes that are available along with the operating system and various themes can also be created and implemented by the user. The drivers for all the hardware comes along with the operating system. There is no necessity for the external driver components for the operating system.

Difference between Windows XP and Windows 7


There are lots of difference between the Windows XP and the Windows 7. Here are some of the differences listed below

• The shutdown and the start up is very fast in Windows 7 when compared to the Windows XP

• There are not much graphical components present in the Windows XP but Windows 7 provides good Graphical User Interface (GUI).

• In windows 7 there is no necessity for the drivers to be installed but in Windows XP it is necessary to install drivers.

• The Kernel of Windows 7 is very good when compared to the Windows XP.

• User defined themes can be implemented in Windows 7 but in Windows XP themes cannot be created by the user.

• The Windows defender in Windows 7 provides maximum security to the operating system but in Windows XP this feature is not available.

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Responses to "Difference between Windows XP and Windows 7"
Guest Author: santosh     20 Nov 2011
short,but very effective


Guest Author: dinesh     22 Feb 2012
netmeeting is not available in windows 7,while xp having the same


Dinesh Hatale



Guest Author: Ajit kumar     03 Jul 2012
Really windows 7 is better than windows xp.


Guest Author: Jerry     13 Jul 2012
I like Windows XP though it an old version. Windows 7 is better than its previous failure version Windows Vista. Hmmm


Guest Author: kasi     13 Aug 2012
Really windows 7 is better than windows xp.


Guest Author: Zeerecharge.com     16 Aug 2012
Its Really True But Some Officially Guys Always Like Window XP Only


Guest Author: syed     30 Aug 2012
windows xp had only 32 bit but windows 7 have both option 32 and 64 bit


Guest Author: nisha bhojak     20 Sep 2012
window 7 is good user friendly but many opertion that we can work with window Xp can't work with window 7.


Guest Author: salome     21 Jan 2013
WIndows 7 is better than windows XP......:)


Guest Author: lohith     24 Jan 2013
even windows xp has 64 bit version


Guest Author: Harshal     03 Feb 2013
But still win xp is mostly use in Lab's and instrument company
bec some software didn't support in Win 7. Why?



Guest Author: Nandu     11 Feb 2013
Both are good but never try windows 8. You will cry...


Guest Author: kalagoni raviteja     06 Nov 2013
bitlocker is avaiable in windows7 but not in xp


Author: Ekta Raikwar    24 Nov 2013Member Level: Gold   Points : 5
I think this is an excellent work related to the difference between windows 7 and window xp. It tells the full specifications of windows 7 and windows XP. It gives all the points related to them that make the difference clear. The reader clearly can differentiate between them very easily and clearly.

You have given the detailed description of windows XP. According to you windows XP was one of the successful operating system released by the Microsoft Company. The components and the features of the Windows XP were more convenient to the user. You say that it has many advanced features from all its previous version. I think it is very good because it is really the most popular and many people’s loving window.

Windows 7 is one of the successful operating system that is released after XP and is being used now. Windows 7 has lots of graphical components implemented and it can also be said as the most attractive operating system of the Microsoft. The Graphical User Interface (GUI) components are good in the Windows 7. The start up and the shut down features are extremely fast. The operating system copies very fast to the Random access memory (RAM) during the start up. The drivers for all the hardware comes along with the operating system. There is no necessity for the external driver components for the operating system.

I think that your description is very right in this field because I use window xp and window 7 in my computers. I find the advantages and disadvantages very clearly. As you have told in your article I find all are right when I operate the window 7.

According to you there are many differences between the Windows XP and the Windows 7. You have given a detailed list for it. The shut up and the start up in Windows 7 is faster than in Windows XP. People can find much graphical components present in the Windows 7 but not in window xp.

You say that in windows 7 there is no necessity for the drivers to be installed but in Windows XP it is necessary to install drivers. The Kernel of Windows 7 is very good when compared to the Windows XP. The Windows defender in Windows 7 provides maximum security to the operating system but in Windows XP this feature is not available.

So your article is good to all. Its language is easy to tell what the writer want to say. The reader can understand the full meaning of the writer. I think it is a good work for knowing the difference between window 7 and window xp.



Guest Author: raja sahu     08 Feb 2014
Both are good but winxp is the more better for company work.


Guest Author: david     05 Mar 2014
I really need Windows 7 because it's very easy to use rather than Windows Vista and Windows 8.


Guest Author: prasobh     27 Mar 2014
The difference of Xp & W7 are as follows,
1 windows Aero UI (Glass), Bitlocker, Applocker,offline files, superfetch, backup to network,windows ready Boost,windows defender, Action center, multi touch support etc



Guest Author: naveen verma     28 Apr 2014
Window defender is available in win 7 but win XP not have this app.


Guest Author: Rahul Shinde     24 Jul 2014
Windows XP also has 64 bit version. Most people are not aware of it.
- Rahul



Guest Author: Sanith     28 Jul 2014
Thanks a lot. A good write up in simple and understandable descriptions.


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