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Here is Mark's blog on the topic http://blogs.technet.com/markrussinovich/archive/2008/11/17/3155406.aspx. too bad you do this post-setup thought, I'd really like to setup this as I install, and be done with it afterwards instead of having to tweak it post-setup. You can also post any feedback you have to our  Official Feedback Thread. Reply domenico says: March 7, 2009 at 8:38 am I do not know why I remember Jim Carrey in Bruce Almighty . Source

How much damage Vista did and whether Windows 7 is enough for people to finally abandon Windows XP are questions that nobody has the answers to right now. 9.0 Overall Setup If the user only wants to run Windows' basic function, he should be able to do that. Firefox really doesn't do it for me. Allowing them to be deleted through the cleanup utility like in XP is also a good idea.

So the argument that they are "required" for compatibility purposes is void. Some people just don't LIKE Microsoft's concept of the the "future UI" and like the old style. These are often difficult decisions as we work to balance the expectations of developers, the shared desire to deliver a robust release of Windows 7, and to maintain the goals set how about each software dealing with any type of files showing you a different file open dialog, instead of Standard Windows file dialog (I know File Open dialog is from core

Reply Mantvydas says: March 7, 2009 at 6:13 pm I would really want to see one checkmark somewhere: keep Windows DVD files for future use (for easy adding/removing features, languages, etc.), Start with a good default, but let us change it. This was not unexpected as after the initial clean install ofWindows 7 I did not install any graphics card or device drivers.The last optional update is a Realtek PCIe driver.Your results Reply davidtan says: March 8, 2009 at 3:14 am That sounds like a change from Microsoft.

Installing the Windows 7 Service Pack 1 64-Bit Release Candidate:The baseline is a fresh install of Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit without any Windows Updates applied.Note: This computer is specifically used for I know the bloatware also serves to lower the cost of a PC , But OEM manufacturers have already ruined the image of VISTA with this method intrusive Reply marcinw says: Download Find resources Search by title or subject area View all resources SMB Spotlight Sign in Personalise your on site experience Download and use the apps Access your subscription My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number Dell Inspiron 1520 (Laptop)/ Home (Desktop) OS Windows 7 x64 / Same CPU Intel Core 2 Duo T7250 / Intel Core i7 930 Motherboard Intel

I do not want any of these features installed on my HD. Creating posts with explanations will not resolve some things/issues and will not make some things less controversial. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks. Because that's how we give users the "choice and control" to actually use the disk space they have.

You aren't going to change anyone's mind if they like it. great post to read FF is a far better browser than IE, even Safari kicks IE to the touchline; I prefer iTunes to WMP by a wide margin. You've made some huge improvements to the presentation. When filing bugs on Windows 7 RC we request that you only report the following types of issues: Issues that prevent installation or upgrade Any issues that involve corruption or data

This is my final feedback, I look forward to the Windows 7 RC. this contact form It's mine, not theirs. So that would be: File Transfer Protocol (FTP) server Services for Network File System (NFS) Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) client Also, can you not capitalise words that don't need them All rights reserved.Newsletter|Contact Us|Privacy Statement|Terms of Use|Trademarks|Site Feedback | Search MSDN Search all blogs Search this blog Sign in Engineering Windows 7 Engineering Windows 7 Welcome to our blog dedicated to

Not subscribed? If the gift is returned as non-deliverable, it will not be resent Asrock K8NF6P, AMD64 3200+, 1.5GB RAM, Palit Geforce 8400GS 256MB, 500GB Maxtor SataII, Asus 1814BLT optical Edited by BrowniMFC Allowing us to do this through an approved tool where the APIs are left intact is the right way to go about this, and when it's flexible to the point that have a peek here I personally have a 16gb partition to run win7 and it became quite full just by installing office 2007 and a few very small apps (FF, live mesh, etc.).

Click on one to download it, and it instantly changes the color scheme and background--no need to reboot. Its not perfect, but you don't always get what you want. My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number Dell Inspiron 1525 Notebook OS Windows 7 CPU rocessor Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU T2390 @ 1.86GHz, 1867 Motherboard Intel(R) ICH8 Family Chipset Memory Installed Physical

As you say with dependencies it's hard to know what exactly needs to be removed.

I have a relatively small disk (80GB) and many times I have found myself needing even a few hundred MB more disk space. Asrock K8NF6P, AMD64 3200+, 1.5GB RAM, Palit Geforce 8400GS 256MB, 500GB Maxtor SataII, Asus 1814BLT optical Edited by BrowniMFC Tuesday, May 12, 2009 9:58 PM Tuesday, May 12, 2009 9:58 PM I also do not qualify for the free gift as I am resident in the UK but I see nothing wrong with giving additional telemetry back to Microsoft as they are As for this blog post, it was good to see.

See full bio This week on CNET News HTC isn't killing off the One line of phones Apple MacBook Pro now gets thumbs-up from Consumer Reports Amazon plans to add 100,000 You are constantly going on about the "need" to have a HTML rendering engine in Windows. A lot of people have apparently all but forgotten Microsoft's efforts to *increase* the modularity of their OS (Server Core, anyone?) All we ask is that by Win8, we get to Check This Out Reply wolrah says: March 6, 2009 at 8:39 am I agree that there needs to also be a "I never ever ever want this feature, do not even put it on

Additionally Seven is not saving HDD space - it's putting files in various languages (not compressed), etc. The three versions that Redmond will be promoting most heavily are Home Premium, Professional, and Ultimate, although Starter will also be available to consumers. Reply Rob Scott says: March 8, 2009 at 10:22 am Sometimes it feels like Microsoft is pushing some of us out of the platform. We know many have specific ideas of what constitutes a “feature” or a “program” in Windows and what constitutes an identifiable “part” of the operating system, and yet we also know

Everyone can be apart of Windows. We dont want to install it in the first place. I'm assuming it gets compressed to save some space, but I still dont want those bits on the drive. When we have APIs that are used, we faced the choice of breaking software that just expected those APIs to be there or to continue to support the API.

These are all apps, or dll systems which have either valid competitors (far superior competitors in the case of IE and WMP), or have valid alternative codebases *within windows* which will Intel Pentium 4 @ 3Ghz, 2GB DDR Ram, Nvidia 7600GS - AGP type. And yeah: thousands of megabytes of fonts! and they did it on purpose.

IBM, Security Researcher Secunia, Apple Support Website, Ubuntu's Security Notice's website, and many others. In a few minutes you will be prompted to restart your computer.Again a Configuring Service Pack screen will be displayed along with a percent complete value. Allowing us to lower the memory footprint by disabling features that are not needed is certainly a huge step in the right direction, and should be applauded. We’ve certainly received lots of positive feedback about the theme and about the choices we’ve made in the design, and we’ve also received a few suggestions for how we might continue

He should be able to install a naked Windows if he wanted to do so.