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Windows 8 Will Include Windows Media Center

Microsoft have confirmed that Windows 8 will include the Windows Media Center. However it’s time left in Windows the operating system could be limited

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Media Feature Pack for Windows 7 N with Service Pack 1

Windows 7 N and Windows 7 KN are special editions of Windows 7 tailored to comply with regulations in specific regions of the world. Microsoft offers these versions of the…

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Win7News Editors… What I use and Why (Mike Halsey)

At Everything-Microsoft.com our editorial team is frequently scrutinised for the software we run and why we choose to run it.  We’re an eclectic bunch here that includes people who run…

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How to Change the Background in WMP12

I love the ability to customize and manipulate the operating system that I use and this is the main reason I use Windows OS’ (sorry Ubuntu users). While I realize…

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Windows 7 Guides: Using ‘Play To’ in WMP 12

Back in September, I wrote an article entitled Windows 7 Guides: Windows Media Player 12 which covered the basics of the new interface and a few player options. This time around…

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How to Get Blue Ray Support In Windows 7

Blue-Ray, the next generation of DVD player is not yet supported in Windows 7 media player, but there are a variety of options available, some from Microsoft, and some from other commercial interests.

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Windows 7 Guides: Windows Media Player 12

We’ve all used it at least one time before…it’s Windows Media Player and it is yet another improved item in Windows 7. Although it is still very similar to previous versions…

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A Closer Look at: The Windows 7 Taskbar -Part 3

In this part we’ll explain how to open another window of a running application, progress bars, thumbnail toolbars and arranging icons on the taskbar. If you’ve missed the previous parts of…

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Zune HD Works Well With Windows 7

Microsoft released the Zune HD earlier this week, and one of their selling points for it was that the associated software and the Zune  were optimized for Windows 7 which…

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EU Continues Anti-Trust Case Against Microsoft

It seems as though the European Union (EU) is not happy with Windows 7 E although Microsoft went out of their way to produce an SKU specifically for that region…

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Microsoft Locks Mpeg4 H264 Codecs In Windows 7

Windows 7 will support various popular multimedia codecs like Mpeg4, H.264 or AAC out of the box which reduces the codec finding troubles that some users experience when trying to…

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Windows 7 Adds Native .mov Playback

One of the main points of criticisms in previous Windows operating systems was the lack of supported video codecs. Users always had to rely on third party codecs or independent…

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