You've learned about many of the new features of the latest version of the Windows kernel in the
Mark Russinovich Inside Windows 7 conversation here on Channel 9. One of Mark’s favorite kernel innovations is the way the Windows 7 kernel manages scheduling of threads and the underlying…
There are two parts to this question.
1. Can I purchase an upgrade to Windows 7?
If you have a PC running a full version of Windows XP or Windows Vista then yes you can purchase an upgrade to Windows 7.
The Windows 7 installer will ask for the product key from your Windows XP or Windows…
Smooth animations are fundamental to many graphical UI applications. Windows 7 introduces a native animation framework for managing the scheduling and execution of animations. The animation framework supplies a library of useful mathematical functions for
specifying behavior over time and lets…
Q: Can my PC run Windows 7?
The short answer is yes (probably).
If your PC is less than 5 years old then you should be fine.
The official minimum system requirements for Windows 7 are:
- 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
- 1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit)…
For the majority of geeks the most nerve racking part of installing a new OS is ensuring that you've successfully backed up all your files and settings before hand.
Trying to remember all the little nooks and crannies on your seven hard drives and 19 partitions where you squirreled away data can…
There's no doubt that the backgrounds in Windows 7 are the most unique in Microsoft's history. What was the thinking behind them? Who comes up with the backgrounds? How do you determine what art hundreds of millions of people would like to see every day? Senior UX Lead Denise Trabona joined me to…
There's no doubt that the backgrounds in Windows 7 are the most unique in Microsoft's history. What was the thinking behind them? Who comes up with the backgrounds? How do you determine what art hundreds of millions of people would like to see every day?
Senior UX Lead Denise Trabona joined me to…
After IE8 debuted, Latika Kirtane (of
Song Smith fame) took the challenge of showing us 10 add-on's that developers have built for IE8 in less than 60 seconds (each).
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One of the many enhancements in Windows 7 is the support for Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified devices.
Windows 7 will automatically find devices on your home network that are DLNA compliant (with the digital media renderer role) allowing you to…