There are several friends of mine already start switching to Windows 7 from their ex-Windows, and the feedback were all good. Now it still almost a month before the retail release, except those MSDN Technet subscriber which get hold the RTM version of it, you may want to know more about Windows 7 and what can it do for you before the real deal for switching.Here I included several links to the guide which you can have a look what Windows 7 can offer and also some tips.
- Mintywhite.com Windows 7 – The Pocket Guide
This 360+ pages E-book was prepared by Rich, the owner of the mintywhite.com, allows you to have a look what sort of thing you can customize and do with your Windows 7. And it’s free !
- Microsoft Technet 77 Tips for Windows 7
What can be more appropriate when the Microsoft Technet itself come out with its own tips for Windows 7 for all the users. If you haven’t decide on the switch, go on ahead and check out all the tips there.
These documents include:
1) A What’s New in Windows 7 Guide, covering many new and changed Windows 7 features of interest to IT professionals, including DirectAccess, BranchCache and other networking technologies, VHD boot and other deployment technologies, and AppLocker, Biometrics, and other security technologies, and
2) A Windows 7 Manageability Overview Guide, covering the manageability improvements that can reduce total cost of ownership by helping to increase automation, improve user productivity, and provide flexible administrative control to meet compliance requirements.management technologies.
In case you do not know, Microsoft did had their Windows 7 Release Candidate (RC) available for public download and the key for it that will expired around March next year. However, they just stop distributing it few weeks back, so if you really want to try out the RC, try find it in some site (torrent or rapidshare) and get the genuine key that will last you few months here.