Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Windows 7 gets mixed reviews


30 Oct 2008   #1

 
 
Windows 7 gets mixed reviews

As developers received their copies of Windows 7 on Tuesday in the US, they offered varied reactions to the Microsoft operating system update.
Attendees of PDC 2008 received this
160GB Western Digital portable hard
drive and a pre-beta copy of Windows 7

(Credit: )

Windows 7 arrived in various forms at Microsoft's Professional Developers Conference in Los Angeles. Windows vice president Steven Sinofsky showed its key features on stage, the OS appeared on PCs throughout the convention centre, and developers also received copies to take home.
Attendees at PDC 2008 received pre-beta copies of Windows 7 on DVD, as well as a 160GB Western Digital portable hard drive packed with code.
In addition to the Ultimate Edition of Windows 7, the hard drive came with the following additions:
  • .NET Micro Framework development kit 3.0
  • Azure Services Training Kit, a set of hands-on labs, presentations, and samples
  • Live Framework SDK, documentation, samples and tools to build on top of Microsoft's Live Services
  • Software Development Kit for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 (pre-beta)
  • Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio 2008 Express Edition
  • Visual Studio 2010 & .NET Framework 4.0 CTP
  • Windows Azure software development kit
During the keynote on Tuesday, all the PCs around the convention centre for attendees to use for checking email were switched to Windows 7. Not everyone appeared to notice the change: one attendee, for example, said he didn't notice that it was Windows 7 until a reporter started taking pictures of the screen.

Windows 7 gets mixed reviews: News - Software - ZDNet Australia

My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

30 Oct 2008   #2

Windows 7 7100 build
 
 

Wow...

How can you not notice? IMO everything looks different... The task bar for starts should have been a clue lol. Also the desktop itself looks different etc.

Some people I guess just have no idea or they just don't care lol.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Oct 2008   #3

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Adamd View Post

Some people I guess just have no idea or they just don't care lol.
That about sums it up
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


Closed Thread

 Windows 7 gets mixed reviews




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: Windows 7 gets mixed reviews
Thread Forum
Hot Spot Shield Reviews?? Network & Sharing
Intermittent BSOD mixed with Windows Not Starting Properly after updat BSOD Help and Support
Issue area: Mixed-network file sharing with Windows 7 Home Premium Network & Sharing
Corsair H70 Reviews PC Custom Builds and Overclocking
Hasta la Vista, baby: Ars reviews Windows 7 News
CNET Reviews Windows 7 News
Windows 7 just want an over all reviews on it General Discussion

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:24 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33