A further look into Windows 7

A further look into Windows 7


Running a projector or dual screens? Win+p opens a simple utility which controls the second screen.

Font management in Control Panel is greatly improved in Windows 7 and there are new fonts available including Gabriola which has a cursive style.

Not everything is better in Windows 7. Live Movie Maker is a separate download and has fewer features than Vista.

The new version of Windows lets you turn off effectively and also remove
Internet Explorer, though you have to pass a warning.

Command-line junkies will like Powershell, an advanced scripting engine supplied with Windows 7.

Pressing Alt+p in Windows Explorer opens or closes a preview window,
useful for seeing more details about
photos, films or documents.

Windows 7 has themes for various
geographic regions, such as Australia, available to all users.

The updated Windows 7 Media Center has a new look and new features: a floating “gadget”, moving images
dissolve behind menus, and there’s support for copying remote content.

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