Windows 7 RTM — a detailed look and final verdict

Now that Microsoft's Windows 7 has reached the release to manufacturing (RTM) stage, it's time to take a close look at all the features of the upcoming operating system.You might think that, because

Published on: August 18th, 2009 Preston Gralla

Wonderful ways to make Windows 7 work the way you want

Running the Windows 7 beta, and want to bend it to your will? No problem. We've got plenty of tips, hacks and secrets to keep you busy for a long time, including automatically

Published on: April 16th, 2009 Preston Gralla

Getting and installing Windows 7 beta – your questions answered

Late yesterday, Microsoft unveiled the public beta for Windows 7, the follow-on and follow-up to Vista, which from all signs the company is trying to forget as fast as possible.CEO Steve Ballmer, in

Published on: January 9th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

First look at Windows 7 – new taskbar, slimmer OS

What if Microsoft waved a magic wand and everything people hated about Windows Vista went away? You might have an operating system that you liked--and that's what Microsoft appears to be striving for

Published on: October 30th, 2008 Yardena Arar and Harry McCracken