Pre-beta code for Windows 7 released this week addresses many complaints about Windows Vista-and introduces a slew of changes intended to make the OS faster, easier to use and more customizable. Take a look at some of the more visible features, including a redesigned UAC, handy Jump Lists, and more.
From new User Account Control options to performance improvements, the next version of Windows seeks to address major complaints about the previous one–and our first look at an early beta suggests that it’s on the right track.
Microsoft has killed the Sidebar in Windows 7, but the Gadgets it contained live on. They simply sit wherever you choose to place them on your desktop.
Here is the Taskbar preview,