Microsoft is giving top billing to Vista's new look, easier searching, improved performance and security -- an area where Vista's predecessor, Windows XP, fell on its face. Microsoft is stating Vista is more secure than Windows XP. It's harder for a hacker to infect your PC from a distance. Specific features, such as spyware and virus protection, firewall, user account and parental controls, and automatic security updates, are centralized in the Security Center. Using pop-up messages, the system alerts users of security issues, such as when software is trying to install itself. Some beta testers have complained about the frequent pop-ups, which ask for permission on activities as basic as registering your copy of Vista with Microsoft. The alerts can be turned off. Of course as in previous versions of Windows, there will always be some type of security updates as new types of worms and viruses will end up exploiting the code within Vista. And we'll personally get to test the new security features ourselves when Vista hits the shelves on January 30th.
If you are running Windows Vista you may need to tone down your security setting or check for updates on your Vista. When Windows Vista came out it was causing alot of issues with online gamers. There was even a time where no one could access Counter Strike who had Windows Vista.
Windows vista have very good security features so it is not easy to crack the password of windows vista. But you can reset login password of windows vista by using password-reset disk. If you doesn't have it, then use windows vista password recovery software.
Windows 7 is more effecient and may work faster. it has all the capabilities of windows vista and i find it easier to use. Vista may be very slow, and has security issues asking permission for too many things. so Windows 7 is better. i do prefer the look of vista but windows 7 is definitely the better OS.
From what I can gather, Windows 7 improves on the security holes that were left in Vista as well as adding new graphics etc
According to information that has been found there are a number of faults with Micfosoft's Windows Vista operating system. Some of the issues that received criticism are performance, privacy, security, driver support and product activation.
Windows Vista has numerous security improvements over XP, such as User Account Control (UAC).
There are six editions of Windows Vista, namely: Windows Vista Starter Edition (For emerging markets) Windows Vista Home Basic Windows Vista Home Premium Windows Vista Business Windows Vista Enterprise Windows Vista Ultimate
You can download security for Windows Vista (and all other Microsoft products) directly on the website of Microsoft. All theses updates are free if you already have the software on your computer.
Yes. No operating system is 100% safe from viruses. Vista is one of the safest however. Windows Security Center, Windows Defender, and Windows Firewall, and User Account Control (UAC) are four of the ways in which Vista protects itself from malware.
True, the test answer is anyways.
Windows Vista is the successor to Windows XP.
Not known yet.
Yes I use it all the time on Windows vista home and Vista Ultimate with out any issues.
Windows 7 Ultimate offers many more features and security protection.
Security exploits are found all the time in Windows. You are in no more danger using Vista than you would be using XP.
Before Windows Vista was created, Windows XP was the previous operating system launched in 2001 which continued from Windows Milennium (2000) operating system. Because Windows XP was a basic GUI (Guided User Interface), the system would load very quicker when turning on compared to Vista. Vista has much more security features compared to XP, however Vista has been criticised as a result of being too focused on security, where tests have shown that Vista is very unsafe in general to work on, compared to other operating systems such as XP and Windows 7.
Windows Vista itself does not prohibit you from visiting specific websites. Either you have security software or a web filter blocking it, or the website is simply not working.
That edition of Windows Vista does not exist. Windows Vista exists in two editions for home users: Windows Vista Home Basic and Windows Vista Home Premium.
Windows Vista was less compatible then the previous release of Windows, Windows XP. With more and more developers supporting the operating system, it has proven to be more stable and less likely to crash.Windows Vista is more visually appealling, with most versions of the operating system supporting Windows Vista's Aero theme, which makes most program windows tranparent. Although this does improve the users experience, it does provide strain to system resources and requires a graphics card, greater then integrated to run this feature.As with most other Windows operating systems, Windows Vista is still prone to security issues, including virus', spyware and malware.If you have Windows Vista, it will be a challenge to find software that is compatible Most programs are compatible with Windows 7.
Yes, but there have been a few known security or firewall issues which need to be addressed should they occur. By now they may have been fixed completely. This includes Windows Vista and 7.
No your windows 7 will not deleted
Windows Vista Ready means that the PC does not have Windows Vista on it, but it can be easily upgraded for an additional price. If you buy a PC with Vista, you will get Vista already installed for no extra money.
No. Obviously, if you upgrade to Windows Vista, you will have Windows Vista.