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Windows 7: Windows 7 Device Stage

29 Dec 2008   #1

Vista X32. Windows 7 32bit
Windows 7 Device Stage

Paul Thurrott writes about the Window 7 Device stage in his review of Windows 7, Build 7000

Windows 7 Device Stage

I mention in my Windows 7 Beta review that I donít have a Device Stage compatible device so I canít test that feature. But I was told via email by Andrew that the Sansa Clip works, and sure enough, I do have one of those. Hereís a shot:



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29 Dec 2008   #2

Windows 7 Beta 1 b7000

Wow. I hope this kind of compatibility finds its way into many, many devices. This is what plug and play should have been.
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30 Dec 2008   #3

Windows 10 Pro X64 Insider Preview (Skip Ahead) latest build

It does - I am trying to figure out compatibility with an older iPaq over the next couple of days (iPaq originally had WindowsCE 5 but I 'upgraded' it to 6.0) and thus far Windows 7 isn't recognizing it - but that is a back burner issue as I still play around with the OS....
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03 May 2009   #4


Curious bump.

I have a sansa view and device stage worked on build 7000, but no other build past that including 7100. Anyone have device stage working on 7100?
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15 Apr 2010   #5


I have a sansa C200 which works just fine with Final Win7x64

Anyone get an older ipaq 19XX working on Win7 ?
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