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Microsoft Windows 7

Windows 7

Microsoft Windows 7 is the latest version of the Windows operating system and features notable improvements compared to previous Windows operating systems, as well as significant changes. Use the resources below to learn how Windows 7 impacts engineers and scientists, to help determine whether you should adopt the new technology, and to understand best practices for developing engineering and scientific applications based on Windows 7.

Overview of Windows 7

Seven-Minute Guide to Windows 7

Learn about the top new features and changes in Windows 7.


See how the performance of Windows 7 compares to previous versions.

Networking and Security

Find out how networking and security has changed in Windows 7.

Usability and Applications

Examine some of the changes made to Windows 7 applications, as well as the newly designed user interface.

Introduction to Windows 7: Joint Webcast with Microsoft

Watch a joint webcast with Microsoft Systems Engineer, Doug Thompson, and National Instruments LabVIEW Product Manager, Elijah Kerry, about the latest Operating System from Windows, Windows 7.

How Windows 7 Impacts Your Applications

Increased USB DAQ Throughput

Learn now to increase data throughput with Windows 7 and NI CompactDAQ.

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Improved Multicore and Multitasking

See how your application can benefit from improvements in Windows 7.

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