Microsoft's Brad Brooks confirms Windows 7 for Netbooks

Brad Brooks discusses Microsoft’s take on netbook PCs and how Microsoft’s newest operating system, Windows 7 (download) , will support these small computers: “[…]With Windows 7, we’ve matched hardware improvements with some investments of our own. With Windows 7 we are on track to have a smaller OS footprint; an improved user interface that should allow for […]

Brad Brooks discusses Microsoft’s take on netbook PCs and how Microsoft’s newest operating system, Windows 7 (download) , will support these small computers:

“[…]With Windows 7, we’ve matched hardware improvements with some investments of our own. With Windows 7 we are on track to have a smaller OS footprint; an improved user interface that should allow for faster boot-up and shut-down times; improved power management for enhanced battery life; enhanced media capabilities; and increased reliability, stability and security.

These engineering investments allow small notebook PCs to run any version of Windows 7, and allow customers complete flexibility to purchase a system which meets their needs.[…]

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