What are the most under-appreciated features in Windows 7?

tommyg
Tags: Windows 7
Answer this Question

Answers

1 total
jimlynch
Vote Up (25)

Hi TommyG,

Here's a pretty good article covers some of Windows 7 less appreciated features. These might help folks appreciate Windows 7 more. It's always funny how some features get tons of hype and others are completely ignored by the media. Go figure. Heh.

Windows 7’s Best Underhyped Features
http://lifehacker.com/5254211/windows-7s-best-underhyped-features

"We've run down the top 10 Windows 7 features and the best new features in the RC, but after using Windows 7 exclusively for a week straight, the real goods are in the small stuff.

While you've no doubt seen a few of these features mentioned before, most of the items below have received the least attention from Windows 7 previews. It's these less sexy, but very useful features, that make me think the more I use Windows 7, the less chance I'll ever use Vista or XP again."

Ask a question

Join Now or Sign In to ask a question.
A prominent Linux kernel developer has been jailed by Russian authorities after protesting publicly in Moscow's Manezh Square against the conflict in Ukraine.
BlackBerry, Tizen, Ubuntu Touch and Firefox OS take different approaches to staying alive.
Microsoft's internal censors seem to be sleeping on the job this year. In June, the Surface Pro 3 manual included several references to a small-screen Surface Mini despite the fact that a small-screen Surface Mini was never actually released. And now, as rumors of Windows 9 swirl, Microsoft China appears to have confirmed the impending reveal.
Chinese authorities have issued a 20-day deadline for Microsoft to explain "compatibility problems" with its Windows and Office software, after previously warning the company not to obstruct an anti-monopoly investigation.
Windows XP users may now download a fourth service pack for the 13-year-old operating system, but it isn't coming from Microsoft.
Wishing your Raspberry Pi had more power for all those hardware hacking projects you have planned? There's a new barebones board on the market that may better fit your needs, and right now you can sign-up for your chance to get it for free.
Microsoft has begun clamping down on sham Windows Store apps that try to dupe users into paying for free software, the company announced Wednesday.
Microsoft today re-released a security update that was pulled two weeks ago after users packed the company's support discussion forum with reports of crippled computers.
So-called deceptive "crap apps" have always plagued the Windows Store. But now, Microsoft appears to be finally ready to do something about them.
Microsoft will unveil the next edition of Windows in just over five weeks, according to a widely-cited report last week.
Join us:
Facebook

Twitter

Pinterest

Tumblr

LinkedIn

Google+

randomness