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Windows 7: 7022 New Stuff?

10 Feb 2009   #1
baarod

El Capitan / Windows 10
 
 
7022 New Stuff?

Lets post screenshots and/or descriptions of things we think are new in 7022 to help others decide whether to install:

First thing I found -- I opened Devices and Printers from the Start menu and it popped up an infobar asking for permission to upgrade my icons. I don't remember ever seeing this before:

7022 New Stuff?-before.jpg

This might be related but appears busted as Windows Update shows nothing but the Maintenance Action Center is complaining about my missing SMBus controller:

7022 New Stuff?-driver.jpg

Also, there used to be one option, "Show desktop icons" that would show or hide both icons and gadgets. Now there are two options.

7022 must be getting closer to RC as they've started adding sample media:

7022 New Stuff?-untitled.jpg
You can now remove DVD Maker, Media Center and Media Player as well as Windows Search:

7022 New Stuff?-features.jpg

EDIT: DO NOT REMOVE SEARCH

I was hoping that removing search would revert libraries back to Vista behavior -- no dice -- it breaks the libraries, the coresponding Start menu items and search box. Seems to also kill federated search. Makes you wonder why they allow you to remove it at all!

Not worth a screenshot but User Accounts now checks in the profile folder (usually c:\users) to see if a profile with that name exists before creating the user, complains about it but does it anyway.

Action Center tray icon shows a little clock overlay while it's starting up rather than remaining MIA for a while on slower machines...

Maybe more to come as I install 7022 on the notebook...




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10 Feb 2009   #2
win7

Windows 7 Enterprise SP1 x64 Windows 8 Enterprise RTM x64
 
 

The gadgets are now working with UAC off, and here is a pic of the new show icons/gadgets option:


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10 Feb 2009   #3
mhealy

windows 7
 
 

does anyone know if there have been any improvements to the Media Center?
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10 Feb 2009   #4
win7

Windows 7 Enterprise SP1 x64 Windows 8 Enterprise RTM x64
 
 

Not sure about media center,..

The mp3 bug patch is already included in 7022.

And here is a pic of the new light blue panel:


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10 Feb 2009   #5
Slimy

Windows 7
 
 
What's new in the leaked Windows 7 build 7022

There has been little talk of Windows 7 builds since the public release of the first beta build (7000) last month, but Microsoft has definitely been busy. What many seem to overlook is that build 7000 was compiled on the afternoon of December 12, 2008.

Since then, there have been many other builds compiled, including 7003, 7004, 7012, 7015, 7016, 7022, 7025, 7028, and 7034. A few of these have leaked, but only one hit public torrent sites. This past weekend, the 32-bit version of build 7022 started to rage across piracy networks. According to the build string (7022.winmain.090115-1850), it was compiled January 15, 2009 at 6:50pm. To put things into perspective, build 7025 was compiled exactly five days later.

Full Story: http://arstechnica.com/microsoft/news/2009/02/whats-new-in-the-leaked-windows-7-build-7022.ars
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12 Feb 2009   #6
artnada

Windows 7 post RC1 7227 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by baarod View Post
EDIT: DO NOT REMOVE SEARCH

I was hoping that removing search would revert libraries back to Vista behavior -- no dice -- it breaks the libraries, the coresponding Start menu items and search box. Seems to also kill federated search. Makes you wonder why they allow you to remove it at all!
Just right click on the "Libraries" icon in the left pane of Computer, and click "Restore default libraries". This will also restore any "modifications" you may have done to the locations of library items on that pane.

Also, the search bar on the start menu will disappear if you disable search. If you want it back,just re-enbale search then re-boot and it will re-appear.
Hope this helps some users who may be wondering what to do next.
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12 Feb 2009   #7
baarod

El Capitan / Windows 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by artnada View Post
Just right click on the "Libraries" icon in the left pane of Computer, and click "Restore default libraries". This will also restore any "modifications" you may have done to the locations of library items on that pane.

Also, the search bar on the start menu will disappear if you disable search. If you want it back,just re-enbale search then re-boot and it will re-appear.
Hope this helps some users who may be wondering what to do next.
Thanks for making that clear. Yes, you can fix libraries and start menu search by reversing the action you took in Windows Features. Unfortunately, "Restore default libraries" will have zero effect unless you've already reinstalled search.
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12 Feb 2009   #8
AGlobalThreatsK

7 x64 + XP Pro x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mhealy View Post
does anyone know if there have been any improvements to the Media Center?
I recieved a few updates (3 I think) in the last 2 days, 1 of them was for the Media Center. I'm using build 7000.
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12 Feb 2009   #9
Chappy

Vista Ult 64bit - Windows 7 Ult 7264 64bit
 
 

Anybody seen a 64bit version yet?
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13 Feb 2009   #10
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Id like to try this version, need a 64-bit one though.
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