Windows 7 Release Candidate (build 7100)

shot-0.1-windows7 Well, in the last few days I’ve installed and have begun to get intimate with Windows 7 and honestly, I’m quite impressed; in an underwhelmed and slightly “well it’s about time” kind of way.

It’s improvements thus far, while occasionally quite good, are obvious userbility tweaks which should have been present in Vista.

I’ve never been one for Microsoft and have argued against its use and policies before. But just as I often can’t stop trying out distros of Linux I thought I’d try this. Hey, I got into the beta program for free and downloaded it for free. Up to that point – what difference is there between this and Linux? Well, quite a few actually but to that justice I need to delve a little deeper to form a more complete opinion.

Until then, enjoy these screenshots of my currently running system and tell me what you think. It definitely looks good. That much I can say!

shot-1-desktop shot-2-ie8

shot-3-messenger-live shot-4-windows-media-player

shot-4.3-windows-media-player shot-4.7-windows-media-player

shot-5-start-menu

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  1. Ben,

    I’m glad to see that you’re playing with W7 and enjoying many of the amazing features it has to offer. Keep delving, you find lots more. For future references, the best site for all the up to date news on the product is found at the Windows 7 support forum, at microsoft.com/springboard. The site will also give you all sorts of useful information, such as the “what’s new in the RC” feed….or you can also you use talkingaboutwindows.com as an additional resource.

    Thanks,

    v-glferg@microsoft.com

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