Windows 7 Editions Announced

By Brandon LeBlanc

Today Microsoft PressPass spoke with Windows General Manager Mike Ybarra who revealed our SKU strategy for Windows For those of you interested, click here to read the Read more

Live Search Web Slices for Internet Explorer 8

By Brandon LeBlanc

Have you ever been browsing the web and suddenly realized that you need to quickly check the weather, the traffic, or stock price for some company? With Internet Explorer 8 you can get all of that information, and much more,… Read more

Internet Explorer 8 RC1 Now Available

By Brandon LeBlanc

This afternoon, Internet Explorer General Manager Dean Hachamovitch has announced the immediate availability of Internet Explorer 8 Internet Explorer 8 RC1 is available in 25 languages for Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Windows You can download IE8 RC1 here:  Here… Read more

General availability for the Windows 7 Beta to end

By Brandon LeBlanc

First off: thank you for your interest in beta testing Windows 7! As we near January 24th, we wanted to update everyone again on the next steps for the Windows 7 The amount of feedback we have received has been… Read more

Register for MIX09 and Save $400!

By Brandon LeBlanc

MIX09 is coming up fast – kicking off in Las Vegas at the Venetian March 18th – If you register between now and 13th for MIX09 you can save up to $400 off the conference price – that means you… Read more

Updates to the Windows Experience Index in Windows 7

By Brandon LeBlanc

Some of you have noticed some changes to the Windows Experience Index in the Windows 7 Beta and have asked us to share more details about those Today, you can read about those changes and how we’ve engineered the Windows… Read more

What are People saying About the Windows 7 Beta?

By Brandon LeBlanc

There are a lot of really good comments from folks using the Windows 7 Beta all over the web –and I thought I’d take a moment to share some favorites with These quotes are just some of what is being… Read more

Hotkey Cheat Sheet for the Windows 7 Beta


Are you someone who relies on hotkeys (keyboard shortcuts) quite a bit? Fellow Microsoftie Brandon Paddock has published a cheat sheet of hotkeys that people might find useful with the Windows 7 Read more