Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 3rd Nov 2008 19:25 UTC
Windows Microsoft's Professional Developers Conference might be over, but that doesn't mean news about Windows 7 suddenly stops coming in. We have news for you on the elusive MinWin kernel, which created a sort of crazy hype a year ago, and Rafael Rivera found a way to enable the new taskbar on the pre-beta build handed out to PDC attendees. This build, carrying number 6801, didn't have the latest taskbar revamp - you needed a newer build for that, build 6933, which hasn't been released to the public.
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by hraq on Mon 3rd Nov 2008 20:20 UTC
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This version of windows 7 is very fast when compared to vista; plus it was less annoying; scaling to bigger dpi now works fine and makes your screen readable without glitches; refused to install Symantec Endpoint protection 11 x86; It has accepted nvidia latest drivers for GF9800GTS and I was able to play FarCry african action game with fantastic graphics on DX10.

Network access speed needs to be more faster.
73 active processes arerunning when you log on with nothing loaded and alot of services are running too; but despite this things seem to be on steroids. RAM usage is high around 500MB but RAM now is cheap.

Hardware: Asus P5e WS + E4700 CPU + 8GB RAM + GF9800GTS

Nested windows still not fixed and you will never find quickly whatever you want unless you search for it.

Network daemon is a very very good tool now.

I will be further testing it and check on its stability.

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RE: Fast
by linumax on Tue 4th Nov 2008 03:30 in reply to "Fast"
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...refused to install Symantec Endpoint protection"

In my book, refusing to install any Symantec products is a most welcome consumer protection feature. ;)

Edited 2008-11-04 03:31 UTC

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RE: Fast
by MollyC on Tue 4th Nov 2008 06:09 in reply to "Fast"
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"Nested windows still not fixed and you will never find quickly whatever you want unless you search for it."

I've been using Visa for a while now, but am unfamiliar with the "nested windows" problem. Can you tell me problem you're referring to?

I also don't know what "you will never find quickly whatever you want unless you search for it" means, so can you explain that too? ;)

Edited 2008-11-04 06:12 UTC

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RE: Fast
by suryad on Wed 5th Nov 2008 15:06 in reply to "Fast"
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I think I am going to spend some time this weekend building a vm to test out this W7 build. Thanks for the informative post!

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