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Favorite Windows 7 Feature #3: Start Menu Program Specific Recently Used List
I was working with a few different presentations and VMs recently and noticed the program specific, recently used files list. This is very cool. It's convienent for two reaons: 1. The file that I need for that program is filtered by that program type, so i can access it without having to sort through other types of files. 2. The list will show more of that file type and not a list of mixed types (meaning 10 ppt files rather than the last 2 and 8 other types) Just one more convienent feature ......

Posted On Wednesday, August 12, 2009 1:16 PM

Favorite Windows 7 Feature #1: Download status in the task bar
Have you ever been downloading a large file using IE and had to keep tabbing back to the download window to check on status? Well one of the things added to the TaskBar as a feature Icon in Windows 7 is download progress! I was downloading the Zune software this morning and watched the progress happen right there on the task bar. Very cool. One less thing I have to tab to in order to check status. This is also true for windows explorer views as well ......

Posted On Friday, July 10, 2009 10:11 AM

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