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: Ultimate Extras Is Dead

01 Nov 2008   #1
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 
Ultimate Extras Is Dead

Windows 7 factoid: Ultimate Extras is dead!

Just a quick note: At a reviewers workshop last Sunday, Microsoft confirmed that Windows Ultimate Extras will not be a feature of Windows 7. They would not discuss which product editions will make up that release, however.

Just a reminder before this does the usual spin into the weeds: Ultimate Extras is not the same thing as Vista Ultimate. It's just one little feature of that release.


This is all that was posted at this source.




Later Ted


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
01 Nov 2008   #2
AvatarOfTheShip

Windows 7 Ult x64
 
 

I always knew that Ultimate Extras had a half-life of six months
My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Nov 2008   #3
smarteyeball

 
 

Gee that's a surprise seeing as how well they were supported....
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

03 Nov 2008   #4
NormCameron

Vista X32. Windows 7 32bit
 
 

Wot!!! No Ultimate Extra's with Windows 7 Ultimate. Intolerable!!! This is both shocking AND morally unacceptable!!!! (What exactly were they? Funny moving wallpapers and a game of Poker?) I for one will be BOYCOTTING Windows 7 Ultimate.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Nov 2008   #5
smarteyeball

 
 

....Don't forget the sound schemes

(although I quite like the tinker sounds)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Ultimate Extras Is Dead




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Avoid extras when installing free software
I haven't seen something like this before on this forum, but it is very helpful. Almost every windows 7 computer encounters these problems, especially since Adobe flash player is so popular How to Avoid Installing Junk Programs When Downloading Free Software Something else I found that I hadn't...
General Discussion
How do I create desktop shortcut for WMC - Extras - Plug-in
I've figured out how to create desktop shortcuts to launch Windows Media Center (WMC), WMC + TV Guide, WMC + My Movies. Now I'm looking for help on how to create a desktop shortcut for WMC - Extras - Arcsoft TotalMedia Theatre 5 . . . which is a WMC plug-in I'm using to play my Blu-ray & DVDs...
Media Center
Networking Enhancements Extras?
Is there any Networking add-on features for Windows7/Vista, as found with almost everything else in Windows ? I can't directly say what type of features, just enhancements, modifying etc ?
Network & Sharing
when i open my Skype extras a message appears
when i open my Skype extras (to play a game) a message appears: /One or more ActiveX controls could not be displayed because either: 1) Your current security settings prohibit running ActiveX controls on this page, or 2) You have blocked a publisher of one of the controls. As a result, the...
Software
nero 7 extras services
Nero services not needed.....I have researched this a bit, but never found good advice on these two services. I do not use any Nero photo service or monitoring, so I am pretty sure these two memory hogs are not needed. Can someone here tell me if that is true, and how can I safely remove them so...
Performance & Maintenance
Microsoft: No Ultimate Extras for Windows 7
The Ultimate Extras embarrassment has been quite an issue since the launch of Vista, and while Microsoft did apologize and things started to get better in 2008, the fact remains that the company wasn't delivering as promised. Many users went as far as saying that Ultimate was useless because...
News


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 02:13.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App