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Getting StartED with Windows 7 by Kevin Otnes, Joseph Moran

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Introduction

Each time a new version of Windows comes out, it improves upon the one it replaces in some way, but we can say without hyperbole that Windows 7 is very likely Microsoft's best operating system ever, and we believe it will have as large an impact on how people use computers as Windows 95 did well over a decade ago. Windows 7 is the second new version of Windows in less than three years (Windows Vista launched in early 2007). While Windows Vista quickly developed a reputation, fairly or not, as being inferior to its predecessor in many ways, Windows 7, the first Windows version to be made available to the general public while still in beta (test) form, has made a positive impression on nearly everyone that's used it.

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