[access-uk] Re: Windows 7

Hi Chris,
I've heard foobar2000 works under Windows 7 which will satisfy me as it's my 
primary media player. I'm going to try winamp when I can fix my DVD burner to 
install 7.

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On 12/01/2009, at 3:15 PM, Chris Hallsworth wrote:
Why don't we all see if iTunes 8 will work under 7? I have a hint that it 
will.

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Peter" <peterholdstock@xxxxxxx>
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, January 12, 2009 3:12 PM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Windows 7


> Good points I agree with.

> I have to say that for the first time in ages, I'm actually excited about 
> what we could end up with.

> A couple of other things i've noticed are;

> * Media player 12, while accessible, does not work with many of the JAWS 
> shortcut keys at present,
> * Music seems to be taking ages to play once media player has opened. I 
> thought it was maybe downloading a codec or something but this problem 
> still remains,
> * the sticky notes feature is pretty good and useful and is fully 
> accessible,
> * performance continues to improve and impress,
> * Word pad has the office 2007 ribbon bar instead of the old menus now and 
> I think the ribbon bar is the way they are going for all their new apps 
> now
> * windows update and many other parts of windows seem much more 
> accessible, not least the fact that tick boxes in windows update and in 
> other places seem to work as expected unlike with Vista,

> I'd be interested to know if people think it useful for those using the 
> beta to keep posting their comments as we have been, or do you think we 
> are clogging up your inboxes.

> I've actually now started using windows 7 for almost everything and leave 
> that running instead of Vista it seems that good.

> Peter
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> From: "Tristram Llewellyn" <tristram.llewellyn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, January 12, 2009 3:00 PM
> To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: Windows 7

>> Please bear in mind that those of us talking about Windows 7.0 are
>> talking about a public beta version of which there are restricted
>> numbers (some 2.5 million across the world and there has been heavy
>> interested that delayed the post on Friday).  The software is not yet
>> fully complete and although you will probably hear good reports about it
>> there are still rough edges some of which I have encountered.

>> I would say that for average users out there who depend on their machine
>> working especially with their access technology to hold off doing
>> anything yet.  Those people testing should really have a spare machine
>> powerful enough to do it justice rather than put it on anything they
>> depend on.  It is quite likely that Windows 7.0 will be released to the
>> public well before the year is out.  Some are talking about before
>> August anyway.  Microsoft have more or less explicity said this is THE
>> BETA not one of a sequence.  Therefore release to manufacture can only
>> be a matter of months away rather than half a year or even a year.

>> I will stick my neck out and say that if you have VISTA now and you do
>> eventually decide to go for Windows 7.0 that you will not want to keep
>> VISTA.  This isn't because it is fundamentally different but mainly
>> because the whole experience feels a bit more efficient.  It is more
>> like Windows VISTA Reloaded and re-touch but it does make such a
>> difference even so.  Hardware detection has been very good for me and
>> after initial install on a Sony laptop which is not the easiest machine
>> to get going left me with far more of the machine working than I had
>> running from an OEM VISTA install.

>> I would always do a clean install, upgrade installs are clever but
>> usually come undone sooner or later.


>> Regards.

>> Tristram Llewellyn
>> Sight and Sound Technology
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