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WindowsClientComparisonChartforITProfessionals

Category Feature
DesktopSearch

WindowsXPSP3
SeparateDownload No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No Yes 3rd Party Download No Download No No Yes No No No No No No Yes No No No

WindowsVistaSP1
Yes No No No No No No No No Yes No No No Yes Yes No Yes 3rd Party Download No Download Yes No Yes No No Yes No Yes No Yes No No No

Windows7
Improved New New New New New New New New Improved New New New Improved Improved New Improved New Included Yes Included Improved New Improved New New Improved New Improved New Improved New New New

FileOrganizationand Search

Libraries SearchFederation Enterprise SearchScopes RequiresWindows7Enterprise DirectAccess RequiresWindows7 Enterprise,WindowsServer2008R2 VPNReconnect

RemoteAccess

BranchCache RequiresWindows7 Enterprise,WindowsServer2008R2 MobileBroadband RemoteApp &DesktopConnections BitLockerDriveEncryption RequiresWindowsVista orWindows 7Enterprise BitLockerToGo RequiresWindows7Enterprise AppLocker RequiresWindows7Enterprise Multiple ActiveFirewallProfiles

Security&Compliance

GranularAudit UserAccountControl DomainNameSystem SecurityExtensions SmartCardSupport BiometricSupport Windows PowerShell2.0 ScriptingofGroupPolicySettings RequiresRemote ServerAdministrationToolsfor Windows7 GroupPolicyPreferences WindowsRecoveryEnvironment WindowsTroubleshootingPlatform UnifiedTracing ProblemStepsRecorder RemoteAccesstoReliabilityData DeploymentImageServicing &Management DynamicDriverProvisioning VolumeActivation MulticastMultiple StreamTransfer UserStateMigration Tool VHDImageManagement&Deployment RichRemoting Experience(Multimedia,BidirectionalAudio,MultiMonitor) VHDBoot

Management

Deployment