Windows 7 is an operating system launched in 2009 as an upgrade from XP or Vista. Learn how to download Windows 7 here. Microsoft Windows 7 is one of the most successful versions of the Windows operating system line ever released.
Windows 7 Release Date
Windows 7 was released to manufacturing on July 22, 2009. It was made available to the public on October 22, 2009. Wind 7 is preceded by Windows Vista, and succeeded by Windows 8. Windows 10 is the latest version of Windows, released on July 29, 2015.
Windows 7 Editions
Six editions of Windows 7 are available, the first three of which below are the only ones available for sale directly to the consumer:
- Windows 7 Ultimate
- Windows 7 Professional
- Windows 7 Home Premium
- Windows 7 Enterprise
- Windows 7 Starter
- Windows 7 Home Basic
Except for Windows 7 Starter, all versions of Windows 7 are available in either 32-bit or 64-bit versions.