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Re: Look at all those fine things Win7 Starter does...

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____/ Peter Köhlmann on Sunday 31 May 2009 09:51 : \____

> Or better, does *not* do. Like playing DVDs
> But now it can start more than 3 apps.
> <http://windowsteamblog.com/blogs/windows7/archive/2009/05/29/let-s-talk-
> about-windows-7-starter.aspx>
> /quote
> We believe these changes will make Windows 7 Starter an even more
> attractive option for customers who want a small notebook PC for very
> basic tasks, like browsing the web, checking email and personal
> productivity.
> It is important to note that Windows 7 Starter still includes only a
> subset of the features offered in the higher editions of Windows 7 such as
> Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional and above. Windows 7
> Starter does not include:
> Aero Glass, meaning you can only use the “Windows Basic” or other opaque
> themes. It also means you do not get Taskbar Previews or Aero Peek.
> Personalization features for changing desktop backgrounds, window colors,
> or sound schemes.
> The ability to switch between users without having to log off.
> Multi-monitor support.
> DVD playback.
> Windows Media Center for watching recorded TV or other media.
> Remote Media Streaming for streaming your music, videos, and recorded TV
> from your home computer.
> Domain support for business customers.
> XP Mode for those that want the ability to run older Windows XP programs
> on Windows 7.
> /unquote
> Yes, having the option of changing the background would certainly be too
> much on a netbook with Win7. After all, it is already swamped with the
> overwhelming task of running Minesweeper

Why would a person run this buggier version of Vista rather than XP? Honestly,
why? Maybe the Munchkins can offer an answer.

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