EXTERNAL versionGoal:Drive community participation on the Microsoft Answers sitesSpeaking points:Why participate?Visibility- this is looked upon as a key communtiy contribution when it comes to evaluating new/renewing MVPs.Official Support site- when a consumer has a question, they are most often going to go to the support site offered by the provider of the product or service. In this case, that would be Microsoft Answers. Get started from the beginning in this promising and vibrant community.Consumer-centric- Scoped entirely to the needs of consumers, your answers won’t be lost amidst content provided by developers and IT professionals. Get your voice heard in our carefully scope, but easily accessible support site.
Windows 7:Community Launch Abhishek Kant MVP Lead http://www.abhishekkant.net
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Editions Ultimate No-compromise SKU for all Windows features, including managed environments, advanced data protection, networking. Professional – Rs. 11,199 (FPP) Business-focused SKU for small and lower mid-market companies and users who have networking, backup, and security needs and multiple PCs or servers. Home Premium – Rs. 6,799 (FPP) Standard consumer SKU; features advanced graphics effects, support for touch-screen interfaces, and Media Center, among other features. Home Basic – Rs 5,899/- (FPP) Simple version of Windows 7; offers a basic Windows interface and feature list. Home Basic is meant for accessing the internet and running basic productivity applications. Starter Aimed at beginning computer users; has the fewest features of the Windows 7 editions.
Allows you to add PCs to your home network, facilitate file sharing, and locate your files and printers easily.
View Available Networks
Find and connect to Wi-Fi, mobile broadband, VPN, or dial-up networks with just a couple clicks.
Location Aware Printing
You may regularly use different printers wherever you go: home, work, library. Now you can set them up and forget them. Your PC will find the right one.
Internet Explorer 8 Instant Search
The search box now displays relevant suggestions the moment you start typing. IE 8 even uses your browsing history to narrow its suggestions. Results are also more visual—with weather reports, stock charts, photos, and other relevant images.
Makes it easier to do things without navigating to other websites. Simply highlight some text, then click the blue Accelerator icon that appears to see what you can do.
It can be a chore to keep up with fast-changing sites. Web Slices can do it for you. If something changes on that site, the Web Slices icon in your Favorites bar lights up. Point to the glowing icon to see what's changed.
If a webpage doesn't look right, just click the new Compatibility View button on the Address bar. The button corrects misaligned text or images on pages designed for older browsers
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