January 8 2009

Windows 7 Beta 1 Build 7000

As you’ve probably heard, the cat is out of the bag with Windows 7 and the Beta is all over the net.

Favourite 3 things so far with Windows 7:

  • Faster startup time
  • 4 settings for UAC – you can now set UAC so you only get the popup if a program tries to do a function that requires elevated rights but it won’t pop up if a user performs a function
  • Network connections shortcut now accessible via a right click on the icon in the tray, saves a few annoying clicks

Thumbs up to Microsoft so far! 🙂 Scheduled for release at the year’s end – however July / August would not surprise me.

For those who haven’t found the downloads or activation procedure (I’m not encouraging either of these) have a look at these links:



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Posted January 8, 2009 by danovich in category "Geek", "Windows

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