Windows 7 Shows Off Simplified Hardware Interface, Improved SSD Support
The latest developments from Windows 7 focus on hardware
With the bits of Windows 7’s pre-beta and milestone releases taking the torrent community by storm, there’s more excitement than ever surrounding the highlights of the UI and top level features of Microsoft’s upcoming OS, demonstrated and released at its Professional Developers Conference. Many are pleased to see Windows 7 to be running leaner than Windows Vista, despite featuring rich graphics.
An important focus at Microsoft for Windows 7 has been hardware, though, not software. Hardware was a virtual nightmare for both Microsoft and Vista users, when poor developer support led to incompatibility with many devices at launch. Vowing not to repeat this problem, Microsoft is rethinking how it approaches hardware with its new OS.
At its Windows Hardware Engineering Conference, it released more official pre-beta copies of Windows 7 to hardware developers. And it gave the same features overview, this time with a hardware twist.
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