Windows 7 Features
Here is a list of features and functions that are unique to Windows 7:
Action Center - allows users to see what alerts Windows 7 shows
Aero Shake – click and shake one open window and all others on the desktop will minimize.
Aero Snap – drag a window to any edge of the display and it will automatically re-size.
Aero Peek - point to the right edge of the taskbar & watch open windows turn transparent, revealing hidden icons and gadgets
Aero Templates, Themes – new backgrounds and themes unique and created for Windows 7
Device Stage - helps users interact with any compatible device connected to a Windows 7 computer
Domain Join – helps business users quickly connect to different office networks.
Gadgets (Improved) – the Sidebar has been eliminated; Gadgets can be placed anywhere; New Gadgets have more functionality.
Home Group – enables users to quickly and easily create home networks between computers using Windows 7.
Jump Lists - right-click a program icon and see a list of recently used files that use that program.
Libraries - make it easier to find, work with and organize local or network documents, music, pictures, and videos.
Location-Aware Printing – remembers which network and printer you're using and automatically switches the default printer
Networking (Improved) – improved task bar widget that allows for quick network connection and configuration.
Play to function - right-click the music tracks you’d like to hear and select Play To.
Performance (Improved) – Sleep mode to reconnect,faster desktop searching and easier setup for external devices.
Task Bar (Improved) - "pin" favorite programs anywhere on the taskbar and open with click on thumbnail.
Windows Media Center (Improved) – Integrates with Home Group.
Windows Media Player 12 – plays most popular audio and video formats including 3GP, AAC, AVCHD, DivX, MOV, and Xvid.
Windows Touch – support for computer touchscreens.
Windows XP Mode – Allows an XP session of Windows to run within Windows 7 (will not work with most Intel computers).
Last Updated (Tuesday, 03 November 2009 21:40)