Images: A look inside Windows Vista beta

Images: A look inside Windows Vista beta

Summary: Testers have been dissecting the beta version of Microsoft's next big OS since late July. Here's a look at some of the features you might end up using.

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  • Although Microsoft bowed to market pressure and is releasing a version of Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP SP2, IE 7 for Vista remains one of the key selling points for this new operating system.

  • Vista's new graphics engine, Avalon, allows detailed thumbnail views of all media files, eliminating the need to guess.

  • New search capabilities built into Vista make it easy to group and index your music files.

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Topics: Windows, Microsoft, Operating Systems, Software

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