Microsoft Outlook 2007 is known to be compatible with the existing Windows 7 operating system. Outlook 2007 is said to be a time as well as information management client which is commonly associated with its email as well as calendar features. It is now included in the Office 2007 suite of office productivity programs. Outlook 2007 is now endowed with many enhancements when compared to previous versions. Some of the previous features are no longer available.
32-Bit versus 64 –Bit
Outlook 2007 is found to be available only in a 32-bit edition. Windows 7 is now available in both 32-bit as well as 64-bit editions. 64-bit computers have processors which handle large amounts of memory more efficiently. This creates significant performance gains. Outlook 2007 is able to work fairly well on both the 32-bit as well as 64-bit editions of Windows 7. However, the Internet fax feature is not available when it is installed on the 64-bit edition. The underlying hardware is hardly a factor.
Minimum System Requirements
Minimum system requirements for Outlook 2007 is much less when compared to what are typically found on a Windows 7 computer. In order to make use of all Outlook 2007 features which includes Instant Search, 512 MMB of RAM and 500 MHz processor constitute the minimum requirements. In addition to that, 2GB of free hard disk space as well as a 1024×768 display is required.
Outlook 2007 has launched some new features which were not available in the previous versions. You may enable simplified and powerful searches by means of the instant feature. This can be done regardless of the location of the information which is stored within Outlook. Color categories let particular categories of emails, calendar items as well as tasks to be grouped and then assigned a particular color. This makes them quickly distinguishable from the other available information.
Various legacy features of previous Outlook versions are discontinued in Outlook 2007. The native email editor which used to be built into Outlook no longer exists. All email messages are composed using Microsoft Word. The online meeting support is no longer in use. Instead Microsoft recommends the use of Office Live Meeting.
That concludes this discussion on how MS Outlook 2007 works with Windows 7 support. Contact the Windows 7 support team if you need more help.
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