PC Pitstop Newsletter – May 2009

  • 5 Requirements for Windows 7
  • Windows 7 RC1 for Download
  • Windows 7 RC1 Here Goes!
  • Ask the Pros: Laptop Drivers
  • Netbooks – Who’s Using Them?
  • Bits from Bill: Windows 7 Good Bad and Ugly
  • TechBite: 5 Cool Web Services
  • Technologizer: Windows 7 FAQ
  • Chris Pirillo Video: Save Your Digital Assets
  • Tip #1: FREE Old App’s Downloads
  • Tip #2: Desktop Slideshow Alternative
  • Tip #3: Tidy Up Your Desktop
  • Tip #4: Blog with Word 2007
  • PC Pitstop Driver Library
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    Technologizer: Windows 7 RC – FAQs


    By Harry McCracken

    Sixteen questions (and answers!) on the new, almost-finished version of Microsoft’s next OS.

    Windows 7 is here–sort of. Yes, Microsoft still isn’t talking about when it’ll ship the final version–all evidence suggests it’ll be sometime this Fall–but the company is unleashing the Windows 7 Release Candidate today. It’s a free, all-but-final version of the operating system, and it’ll work until March 1st, 2010 before Microsoft forces you to uninstall it or overwrite it with a paid-for copy of the final edition. In short, if you’re itching to give Windows 7 a try, you can.

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