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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Changed Feature Names on Vista, 2008, Windows 7

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Changed Feature Names on Vista, Server 2008 and Windows 7

Posted: 22th June 2010, Updated: 27th Apr 2011.

80+ new Windows feature names.

After the introduction of Windows Vista, Microsoft changed many features and components in the new edition of Windows (i.e. Vista). Some of the features, technologies, components and services are redesigned or developed. And also OS feature/component names are changed and the functionality of some items has been enhanced and moved or consolidated with other features with a new ones.

Here are the lists of features/components that are changed or modified in Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 and in Windows 7 etc.

WINDOWS 2000, XP, SERVER 2003 etc.
Accessibility OptionsEase of Access Center
Add or Remove ProgramsPrograms and Features
Address BookWindows Contacts
Automated System Recovery (ASR)Windows Complete PC Restore
Computer BrowserNetwork Discovery Protocol (NDP)
Documents and SettingsUsers
Error ReportingWindows Error Reporting (WER)
Files and Setting Transfer WizardWindows Easy Transfer (WET)
Local Security SettingsSecurity Configuration Management
Microsoft Synchronization Tool Sync Center
My ComputerComputer
My DocumentsDocuments
My MusicMusic
My Network PlacesNetwork Places
My PicturesPictures
My Recent DocumentsRecent Documents
My VideosVideos
NetMeetingWindows Meeting Space
NTBackup (Windows Backup Utility)Backup and Restore Center
Outlook ExpressWindows Mail
Performance MonitorReliability and Performance Monitor
Regional SettingsRegion and Language
Remote AssistanceWindows Remote Assistance
Run AsRun As Administrator
Scheduled TasksTask Scheduler
Stored Use Names and PasswordsCredential Manager
System File Checker (SFC)System Integrity Check and Repair
System RestoreSystem Protection
Tour Windows XPGetting Started or Welcome Center
Windows File Protection (WFP)Windows Resource Protection (WRP)
Windows MessengerWindows Live Messenger
Windows Picture and Fax ViewerWindows Photo Gallery
Windows Services for UnixSubsystem for Unix-based Applications
Windows Vista
Windows 7
Backup and Restore CenterBackup and Restore
Network PlacesNetworks
Pen and Input DevicesPen and Touch
PrintersDevices And Printers
Problem Reports and SolutionsAction Center
Regional and Language OptionsRegion and Language
Welcome CenterGetting Started
Windows MarketplaceGet Programs (Online)
Windows Photo GalleryWindows Photo Viewer
Windows Security CenterAction Center
Windows SidebarDesktop Gadgets
Computer ManagementServer Manager
Error ReportingProblem Reports and Solutions
NTBackup (Windows Backup Utility)Windows Server Backup
Windows FirewallWindows Firewall with Advanced Security
Data Protection ServerSystem Center Data Protection Manager (DPM)
MDAC (Microsoft Data Access Components)Windows DAC
Microsoft Business SolutionsMicrosoft Dynamics products
Microsoft InstallerWindows Installer
Microsoft Internet Explorer (till IE6)Windows Internet Explorer (IE7 onwards)
Microsoft Office GrooveMicrosoft SharePoint Workspace
Microsoft Office OutlookMicrosoft Outlook
Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM)System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Microsoft Shared Computer ToolkitWindows SteadyState
Microsoft Virtual PCWindows Virtual PC
Remote Installation Services (RIS)Windows Deployment Services (WDS)
System File ProtectionWindows File Protection
Systems Management Server (SMS)System Center Configuration Manager
Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA)Windows Activation Technology (WAT)
Windows Photo GalleryWindows Live Photo Gallery
Windows Scripting HostWindows Script Host

Get this article in a Downloadable file: See the end of these file of table-16 in APPENDIX section to find this table of lists.

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Posted by: bcdalai


bcdalai said...

"Windows Live OneCare Family Safety"

is now known as

"Windows Live Family Safety"


bcdalai said...

"Windows Live FolderShare"
is now know as
"Windows Live Sync".

"Windows Live Folders"
is now known as
"Windows Live SkyDrive"