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Faster start-up, right out of the box.
You just got a new PC and you are excited to use it. With Microsoft Signature you won’t have to wait forever like you would if you bought a PC somewhere else. See for yourself by watching the side-by-side demo of what a PC looks like right as you take it out of the box and turn it on for the first time. You will be amazed at the performance of Microsoft Signature!
A clean desktop is a beautiful thing.
Microsoft engineers remove all the trialware and unnecessary software giving you a desktop that is clean and inspiring. By removing the software you don’t need and hand-tuning it, it’s not only clean, but it now performs as it was originally designed! Think of it as adding turbo to your PC!
From this cluttered, trialware-filled, slower-than-should-be laptop
to this clean, performance-tuned, and loaded with just the software you need and/or want laptop.
Microsoft Signature helps make a new PC run faster! See the difference on a few of the everyday tasks that you do on your computer below.
The above depicts an average of six different new PCs with Microsoft Signature showing Start-up, Sleep, and Resume times compared against the same exact make and model of a PC without Microsoft Signature.Times for actual PCs with Microsoft Signature may vary.
- Internet Explorer 9
- Fast is now beautiful with Internet Explorer 9. Sites are instant with one-click access to your favorite sites right from the taskbar. Sites amaze with hardware-accelerated graphics and HTML5. Internet Explorer 9 was designed to let the potential of the web shine through.
- Zune brings your entertainment to life. With the Zune software, you can instantly stream music, movies, and TV shows. Shop, explore and discover all the entertainment you can handle.
- Windows Live Movie Maker
- Turn your photos and videos into polished movies that are easy to share. Add special effects, transitions, sound, and captions to help tell your story in style. When you’re ready to share, publish to Facebook and Youtube.
- Windows Live Messenger
- Video chat in high definition or send a video message to a friend. Share photos and videos while you chat. Stay in touch with the people you care about most from your PC, phone, or the web.
- Windows Live Writer
- Stay in touch with the people you care about most from your PC, phone, or the web. Share photos and videos as you chat, and see the latest updates from your friends.
- Windows Media Center
- Preconfigured home entertainment program allowing you to watch/record full-screen TV and download videos/shows on PC, manage pictures, movies, music, play stored media from TV and handset, additional configuration included.
- Signature Theme Pack
- Engaging and beautiful collection of scenic wallpapers that automatically transition making your Windows desktop simply beautiful.
- Adobe Acrobat Reader
- Easy way to view or print any PDF document.
- Microsoft Security Essentials
- The anti-annoying, anti-expensive, anti-virus program. Microsoft Security Essentials provides real-time protection for your PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software. Automatic updates are free.
- Windows Live Photo Gallery
- Turn your pictures into masterpieces. Create stunning panoramas, combine the best parts of different pictures into one composite picture, and tag faces . When you're ready to share, publish your photos and videos to your favorite websites like Facebook and Flickr.
- Windows Live Mail
- Manage multiple email accounts, calendars, and your contacts, even when you're offline.
- Windows Live Family Safety
- Parental controls to help parents keep their children safe online.
- Windows Live Mesh
- Keep photos and documents in sync between your computers, and on SkyDrive. Connect remotely to all of the files and programs on your PCs.
- Microsoft Silverlight
- Microsoft Silverlight is a free web-browser plug-in that enables interactive media experiences, rich business applications and immersive mobile apps.
- PlayReady PC Runtime
- Automatically installed enabled content access technology for digital entertainment from the Internet.
- Adobe Flash Player for Internet Explorer
- Adobe® Flash® Player enables you to view content, applications and videos on the Internet.