***update 02/22/2011 6PM***
In the first two pictures below, both taken in the same location and with the same camera, I will test and write a quick summary of how to use the new ‘Photo Fuse’ function available with Windows Live Photo Gallery 2011, which is just part of Windows Live Essentials 2011, part of Microsoft’s move to cloud based computing all designed specifically for Windows 7.
I am currently watching Lord of the Rings – The Return of the King with English Subtitles on:
Here is what I did to be able to see what the actors are saying while watching this DVD movie in W7 Media Center:
I have just ordered the Windows 7 Home Premium Upgrade Family Pack from Amazon. The cost was $149.95 and free shipping is available. This is a limited time offer so get it now. As I have done so, I will be spending the next few days making sure I have proper backups of my PC’s, download the necessary drivers and up to date programs for Windows 7 so when I do the installs I will be ready to go. Once I have completed this task, I will do some testing, verifying, etc. and post some family heritage pages of Phil and Lydia’s ancestors.
I just installed the 90 day trial version of Windows 7 Enterprise x64. Both x86 and x64 versions are available on Technet now. This is the full RTM version, with a 90 day limit. It installed flawlessly in about 20 minutes, on the third partition of my second hard drive, leaving the installed OS, Vista Home Premium x86, as is and as should be, adding in a boot selection for the new OS.
I have installed and have been running the Windows 7 Release Candidate for a few days now. I also had the Beta version for a few months. This release candidate is very stable and works well with all my hardware on first boot (as did the Beta). I have decided that I will use it as my main OS.
I just installed Windows 7 Beta on my PC. All is running great. The reviews by the tech press have been very good for this OS and I add that they are well founded.
I love the new features. The OS is snappy and visually stunning. The full release of this OS is expected this summer, although delay rumors abound as usual.