Windows 7 Application Compatibility Overview

Microsoft has released the Windows 7 Application Compatibility Overview document, and it is now available from the Microsoft Download Center.

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Windows 7 Application Compatibility Overview

In this document Microsoft talks of the lessons learnt during Windows Vista and what it has done to remedy the situation. Most software that runs on Windows Vista will run on  Windows 7, the exceptions being low level code like antivirus software, Firewall, Imaging and such programs. Hardware that runs Windows Vista well will run Windows 7 well. The Adoption process has this been made easier in Windows 7, as compared to Windows Vista.

You can download the Windows 7 Application Compatibility Overview pdf file from Microsoft.

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