- Processor: 1GHz min., 32-bit
- RAM: 1GB min.
- HDD Space: 16GB
- DirectX 9 with WDDM 1.0 min.
- Windows XP Mode: Processor supporting hardware virtualization with Intel VT or AMD-V turned on, additional 1GB RAM, 15GB HDD space
- BitLocker: Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 1.2
- Designed for work, mobile computing, and digital entertainment
- Windows XP Mode for backwards compatibility
- New navigation features like Aero Shake, Jump Lists, and Snap
- Multi-touch touchscreen and touchscreen keyboard support
- BitLocker data encryption protection
- Quicker response to Sleep mode and back
- Easier network management
- Able to back up complete system over a network
- Switch between 35 languages