There are several new and exciting features added to Windows 7, one of the masterpieces in terms operating systems from Microsoft. Users can find advancements in areas like handwriting and speech recognition, virtual hard drive support, extended file format support, increased performance, kernel improvements and faster boot performance. Theme support is extended in Winows seven. There is a lot of changes in desktop background, mouse pointers, sound schemes, window chrome and slideshow settings. Gadgets can be placed on the desktop without the need of a sidebar which is present in Vista. This win 7 operating system has many more advanced features and options.