Dell Are Liking Windows 7

In a post from Dell product strategist Daniel Judd, the major PC/Server maker are liking Windows 7.

They have tested 100’s of machines with the Windows 7 Beta code and have found the following:

– On many systems we are seeing noticeable improvements in boot to desktop times (versus Vista)
– Almost all existing Vista drivers are working – great sign in terms of compatibility
– Vista Application compatibility is promising as well (including the IE 8 compatibility mode)
– Transcoding (ripping) media files is faster than Vista

…and this information certainly fits in with the positive response I have been seeing in the blogosphere of late.

Now I just wish it was May and I could get my hands on a copy of the Windows 7 Release Candidate (RC) code!

Regards

Marc Liron – Microsoft MVP

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