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New Features In Latest Vista CTP

Silicon.com details some of the additions to the latest released build of Windows Vista.

  • improved printing from within Internet Explorer 7
  • a new Mobility Center (groups together a host of laptop options, including new power management settings)
  • a “Network Center”, that acts as a central spot for managing network connections, replacing the “My Network Places” and “Network Neighbourhood” from Windows XP
  • tools for authoring and digitally signing documents in the new XML Paper Specification (XPS) format, code-named Metro
  • an early version of Windows Media Player 11
  • new network and PC diagnostic tools that can, for example, detect when a disk is likely to fail, warn users and prompt them with ways to back up their data

Features still to come:

(via Channel 9)

PC Mag has a tour of Vista 5231 including an overview of Vista’s new search capabilities.
(via Mary Jo Foley)

October 20th, 2005 Posted by | AntiSpyware, Applications, General, Internet Explorer, Media Player, Security, Vista, Windows | no comments



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