NOTE: Each version includes the feature set of the lower version and additional features. The versions are listed in order from lowest to highest.
The Windows 7 Starter operating system: Designed for ease of use.
The Windows 7 Home Basic operating system: Designed for ease of use and includes a larger feature set.
The Windows 7 Home Premium operating system: Designed for home computers and includes many multimedia functions.
The Windows 7 Professional operating system: Designed for office computers and includes advanced networking features.
The Windows 7 Enterprise operating system: Designed for large corporations.
The Windows 7 Ultimate operating system: The most powerful and versatile version.
Additional information about the differences between the versions is available on the Microsoft Web site. Some features require hardware components installed on the computer, such as a TV tuner card for viewing live TV with Media Center.