Last Updated on September 29, 2023 by Rizwan
The starter is the most basic and lightest edition of Windows Vista. This is not a fully functional edition but developed for old computers with low-end hardware. The Starter edition is developed for developing and poor countries where people do not have sufficient budget to buy a reasonable computer. This edition lets them taste the flavor of Microsoft Windows Vista on their old computers.
Tip: Get Windows 7 Starter ISO which is more stable than Vista Starter edition.
The starter edition is only available in the x86 (32-bit) version. It only supports 1 GB RAM, and you can only run a maximum of 3 applications/programs simultaneously.
Besides above mentioned system limitations, Starter does not have the Aero theme, language support, backup and restore, or some other features that are useful but not crucial for basic computing needs.
Windows Vista Description
Windows Vista is a truly beautiful Windows OS. Vista was first released on January 30, 2007, for the public. Windows Longhorn was the codename of Vista. Though Vista could not get popularity as a stable operating system, its beauty and impressive graphics made it a legend of attraction.
The major features of Vista and Windows 7 are almost the same. Here are some popular features:
- Aero visual style
- New Start button and start menu
- Smooth animations
- Flip 3D
- Desktop gadgets
- Folders and files search from File Explorer
- New and beautiful fonts
- Backup and Restore
- Live thumbnail
- Redesigned Windows Explorer and Taskbar
- Improved system performance
- Security improvements
Windows Vista Editions
Vista has 6 editions, ranging from personal basic to enterprise level usage. Here are all six editions:
These editions are also named similarly to Windows 7 editions. The only different edition is Business, replaced by the Professional edition in Windows Seven.
All editions have 64-bit and 32-bit versions except the Starter edition, which Is only available in the 32-bit version.
Download Windows Vista Starter ISO
Choose Vista x86 (32-bit) ISO file because Starter is only available in the 32-bit version.