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Chuck Anderson, creator of Windows 7's laid-back, cerulean-cool default wallpaper and login screen, showed me the evolution of his work—including Easter eggs, avoiding Mac tropes and why flaming skulls didn't make the final design.
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The weekend is here, and since launch just happened it's time to install Windows 7. Here's our guide. An in case you were on the fence, a recap of the week's launch and some reviews from Giz and our friends.
We've covered Windows 7 from rumor to golden master. Now—as we wait for its Oct. 22 arrival—it's enchilada time: Here's everything of value that we learned about Win 7, packed in a complete, easy-to-read guide.
I mean, it's been six days since the RTM first leaked on BitTorrent. SIx days! That's like an eternity. At any rate, it is true—Windows 7 RTM Ultimate has already been cracked using a Lenovo OEM product key.
The bottom line is this: if you want to upgrade to Windows 7 from RC, you are going to deal with some crap.
Tired of both Vista and Mac fanboy jibba-jabba? Then don't forget to pre-order your copy of Windows 7 at half price ASAP—we're hearing murmurs from the mothership that supplies may already be running out.
If you want Windows 7 Home Premium for $50, or Pro for $100, you'll have to pre-order it. Here's a list of places where you can find it, starting at 12 midnight Eastern, 9pm Pacific tonight!
It turns out, even if you don't weigh in all the slightly confusing Windows 7 upgrade deals, Microsoft's latest OS is its least expensive to date, and a real bargain compared to Vista.
We finally received the official word on Windows 7 pricing. For the most part, people itching to upgrade immediately or buy a new Win 7 machine are in luck.
The Windows Blog just started to show off Windows 7's reduced-waste easy-open disc packaging. At a distance, it looks like it couldn't be more plain-Jane, but when you look closely, you can see it's got some wacky touches.
Microsoft announced that Windows 7 would be "generally available" on October 22, according to a Dow Jones news report. UPDATED with confirmation by Microsoft.
Two researchers at the Hack In The Box conference are claiming they found a way to gain access to any Windows 7 computer undetected. Their weapon of choice is a 3kb app named VBootkit 2.0.
TechRadar has a great post on early Windows 7 concepts that didn't make the cut— where they originated and what actual features they directly influenced—such as the "Bat Signal", which became Aero Peek.
Did you know Microsoft trimmed down sound files so your computer can boot up faster in the Windows 7 release candidate? Here are a few changes we found amongst the over 70+ obvious UI changes.
You want to install Windows 7? No problem. Does your computer meet minimum specs? Do you want to go 32-bit or 64-bit? And what about Boot Camp? If these are your questions, read on.