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What’s New in Windows 7 RC?

Posted by Rich On May - 1 - 2009

If you are wondering what’s new in the Windows 7 RC, view the video, released by Microsoft, below.

Download the Full Video here

Seven Days with Windows 7: Making it Functional

Posted by Rich On February - 2 - 2009

Windows Forums member, MSherwood spent seven days using Windows 7 and nothing else. In this two-part series, he shares his impressions, likes, dislikes, and recommendations for Windows 7. The second part of this series covers program installation and feature exploration.

Check the first of this two-part series.

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Seven Days with Windows 7: Boot-Up and First Impressions

Posted by Rich On February - 1 - 2009

Windows Forums member, MSherwood spent seven days using Windows 7 and nothing else. In this two-part series, he shares his impressions, likes, dislikes, and recommendations for Windows 7. The first part of this series covers his initial impressions and thoughts on Windows 7. Check back tomorrow for more advice and tips on other aspects of the operating system.

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How to Use the Group Policy Editor (Windows 7, Vista, XP)

Posted by Rich On January - 15 - 2009

This guide is included as part of the Windows Guides security and administration series. In this guide, you will learn what the Group Policy Editor is and how to access and configure it.

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Update: Windows 7 512MB Ram Under Normal Use

Posted by Rich On January - 13 - 2009

Many users have asked me how well Windows Seven works with 512MB RAM. Before I continue, I want to state that although I do not recommend using 512MB RAM, it works… as long as you’re willing to be patient.

After conducting several non-scientific tests and after using Windows7, with 512MB RAM, for several hours on end, I can say it works well enough. Yes, you may get some slow downs and yes, everything isn’t instant; however, it works much better than Vista would on 512MB and nearly as good as XP (in my opinion.)

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Windows 7… What do YOU Want to Know?

Posted by Rich On January - 12 - 2009

windows-7-ultimateAre you sitting on the fence an not sure whether to try Windows 7? Have you downloaded it, but feel a little lost? Are you using it and want to know about some of the new features? Or… do you just not care? If I just described you… speak up!

At Windows Guides, we are here to help! If you have a question, I’m sure you’re not the only one. Ask it in a comment here, or use our resources under “I’m a Little Lost” below.

“I’m on the Fence”

Get off… Now… Please.

“I’m a Little Lost”

We have a host of resources at your disposal:

What’s New?

Find out some of what’s new with Windows 7 here or keep up with Windows 7 guides here.

“I Don’t Care about Windows 7”

I wont hold it against you… honest.


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