Tag Archives | Windows 7 Features

A Hidden Gem – Windows 7 Magnifier Shortcuts and Features

Today I discovered the Windows 7 magnifier for the first time and I’ve put together a list of keyboard shortcuts and features that it does. It’s incredibly handy

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What Has Windows 7 Done for you?

Windows 7 has changed the way we use our computers, but what has it done for you? Are you more productive? Is your life that little bit easier?

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Western Digital Live TV Now Supports Windows 7

The Western Digital Live HD TV Media Server went on sale last year and those who own one may be finding it quite tough to navigate among movies etc…. using…

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Add Collaboration Features to Windows 7 with Shared View

You can share documents, files, screen views with a small group of friends, or coworkers with Shared View, a Microsoft Collaboration product. It’s free easy to install, and all you need is a Microsoft Windows Live ID to get started.

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Windows 7 Sync Center

The Sync Center is business-oriented carryover from Windows Vista, a Control Panel applet that aims to make synchronizing files between your network and computer easy and seamless. Does it work?…

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18 Cool Things Windows 7 Does That Vista Doesn’t

Is Windows 7 cool?  I think so.  Windows 7 contains so many new features, some of which seem small when you first read about them, but in use make Windows…

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TechRepublic’s 10 Cool Tools In Windows 7

Top lists that cover various aspects of the Windows 7 operating system seem to be in high demand lately. Everton just linked to an article that contained 70 useful Windows…

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Windows 7 Feature Walkthroughs – Part II

Microsoft has released a series of so called feature walkthroughs in the past months. Each feature walkthrough covers a specific aspect of the new Windows 7 operating system which is…

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Windows 7 Learning Snacks

Microsoft has created a series of so called learning snacks, informative videos that showcase Windows 7 features. A total of six videos have been posted which are all accessible at…

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Windows 7 Libraries

One of the new features of the upcoming Microsoft operating system are libraries which basically is a collection of folders on the computer system. One major problem that many users…

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Software That Did Not Make It

If you compare previous installations of the Microsoft Windows operating system like Windows XP or Windows Vista with the soon to be released Windows 7 you notice that several software…

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Windows 7 Aero Snap

The Engineering Windows 7 blog has an interesting article up about the new Aero Snap feature of Windows 7. For those who do not know Aero Snap it is a…

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The Most Popular Windows 7 Editions

Which edition of Windows 7 will you purchase? That was the question of our last poll and the results are quite surprising. More than 46% of all voters said that…

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Windows 7 Build 7057 Leak Screenshots

There are definitely a lot of Windows 7 builds that get leaked in the last weeks. The latest which appeared on popular Bittorrent websites just a few hours ago is…

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Even More Features Can Be Turned Off In Windows 7

We have reported about the groundbreaking change in the Windows 7 release candidate that allowed users to uninstall Internet Explorer. While uninstallation was probably the wrong choice of words as…

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50 Windows 7 Tips

If you are already working with the Windows 7 Beta on a regular basis or interested in some of the features that the operating system ships with you might want…

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Enabling Multi-Touch In Windows 7 Beta

Multi-touch was one of the first features of Windows 7 announced officially by Microsoft. There were not many updates on that feature after the initial demonstration and announcements. This has…

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Windows 7 Feature Walkthroughs – Part I

Microsoft has created so called feature walkthroughs for Windows 7 that explore new and updated features in Windows 7. While the feature walkthroughs target IT professionals they can be interesting…

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