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Engineering Windows 7 BLOG: Beta to RC Changes – Turning Windows Features On or Off

As you must have seen Windows 7 is slowly reaching to RC Stage. As posted from Microsoft E7 blog; there is another change in the Windows 7. Turn Windows features on or off.


We have more granular system settings. And these settings will help configure the entire system more easily. As you can see from the screenshot the ‘Windows Features’ found in the Control Panel –> Programs and Features is just getting advanced.

We have now choice to turn on/off certain set of additional features such as…

  • Windows Media Player
  • Windows Media Center
  • Windows DVD Maker
  • Internet Explorer 8
  • Windows Search
  • Handwriting Recognition (through the Tablet PC Components option)
  • Windows Gadget Platform
  • Fax and Scan
  • XPS Viewer and Services (including the Virtual Print Driver)

    Well, no matter what the as we move from beta to RC stage, there are lot of surprises available for the consumer. And these surprises making every bit of Windows much more robust and flexible for the end user providing sheer performance.

    To read more visit http://blogs.msdn.com/e7/archive/2009/03/06/beta-to-rc-changes-turning-windows-features-on-or-off.aspx