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

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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

Hotkey Cheat Sheet for the Windows 7 Beta

By Brandon LeBlanc

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

Anti-Virus Solutions for the Windows 7 Beta

By Brandon LeBlanc

Folks have been asking about anti-virus solutions that work with the Windows 7 In anticipation of this, Microsoft has been actively working with security partners to help them get their applications ready for Windows Three security vendors have taken the… Read more

Shuffle your Desktop Backgrounds in Windows 7

By Brandon LeBlanc

Windows 7 offers some really neat new personalization options for making your desktop I wanted to share my favorite personalization option: the ability to shuffle desktop Windows 7 now supports selecting multiple pictures as desktop backgrounds which shuffle depending on… Read more

Here’s where we stand

By Brandon LeBlanc

I know many of you have had issues with the Windows 7 Beta site over the last 24 As you may have noticed the download site has been up and running smoothly since this That said, we apologize for the… Read more

Update on Windows 7 Beta Availability

By Brandon LeBlanc

Due to very heavy traffic we’re seeing as a result of interest in the Windows 7 Beta, we are adding some additional infrastructure support to the properties before we post the public We want to ensure customers have the best… Read more