October 22, 2009

Windows 7 is Here!

Windows 7, Microsoft's latest operating system, is now available. Reviews, such as those from PCMag.com and CNET have been positive, with some saying "Microsoft has an OS in Windows 7 that is simply better than anything Apple offers". Is Windows 7 a great product? Is it for you?

Below are some sites that discuss Windows 7 features and how to upgrade.
  • Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows
    Paul Thurrott is a major source for Windows information. Not only does he maintain the SuperSite for Windows, he is the co-host of the
    Windows Weekly podcast and also writes books about Windows. His site features a 12-part review of Windows 7, extensive articles about specific Windows 7 features, and detailed articles about how to upgrade.

  • PCMag.com
    Another excellect source of Windows 7 information, pcmag.com seems to have unveiled their new website design along with the launch of Windows 7. In addition to reviews and hands-on tests, editor Lance Ulanoff describes his
    upgrade experience.

  • Microsoft
    This is obviously an excellent source of Windows 7 information. Not only can you buy Windows 7 here, you can also download the
    Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor to see if your computer can run Windows 7.

If you want to know more, the Troy Public Library now has books about Windows 7. Many of them are on the shelves. But, if you see a title you want and its availability is On-Order or Out, you can place a request and we'll call or email you when you the item is here.

What do you think about Windows 7? Let us know by leaving a comment.

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