Sidebar Geek

My experience with Windows Vista. Windows Sidebar and Microsoft Gadgets.

Windows Vista Feature Previews

Welcome to my Windows Vista Feature Previews. Based off the latest builds from the Community Technology Preview Program, I will take a close look at features within Microsoft's next operating system - Windows Vista. I intend to update these Feature Previews with the release of new builds to testers.

PLEASE NOTE: With the current release of Build 5308, the February CTP, I will be updating previous Feature Previews in the coming days.

Feature Preview: Windows Sidebar (February CTP Build 5308)
Take a look at the long awaited Windows Sidebar and Desktop Gadgets!

Feature Preview: Windows Defender (December CTP Build 5270)
I take a look at Microsoft antispyware program Windows Defender

Feature Preview: System Properties (December CTP Build 5270)
Looking at the new simplified System Properies Window.

Feature Preview: Windows Calendar (December CTP Build 5270)
I take yet another look at one of my favorite new Windows applications in Vista - Windows Calendar.

Feature Preview: IIS 7.0 (December CTP Build 5270)
Looking at the next-generation web server from Microsoft for Windows Vista and Longhorn Server.

Feature Preview: Performance Center (December CTP Build 5270)
I take a look at the Performance Center in Windows Vista as well as System Performance Ratings for your PC.

Updated: 02/23/06

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  • Sidebar Geek said:
    In Build 5270, we see the Performance Center emerge as a fantastic way of seeing how well your system...
    December 25, 2005 11:02 PM
  • Sidebar Geek said:
    In Build 5270, we see the Performance Center emerge as a fantastic way of seeing how well your system...
    January 13, 2006 11:45 PM
  • Sidebar Geek said:
    In Build 5270, we see the Performance Center emerge as a fantastic way of seeing how well your system...
    January 13, 2006 11:45 PM
  • Sidebar Geek said:
    I am a strong advocate of Windows Calendar being a well needed feature for Windows Vista. Windows has...
    January 13, 2006 11:48 PM
  • Sidebar Geek said:
    I've added a new Feature Preview this evening. Its on the new Windows Vista System Properties. Check...
    January 13, 2006 11:59 PM
  • Sidebar Geek said:
    This evening I was able to get online my next Feature Preview on Windows Defender. There's plenty of...
    January 15, 2006 12:18 AM
  • Sidebar Geek said:
    Today I've put online my latest Feature Preview for Windows Sidebar. You can check out my earlier Feature...
    February 24, 2006 2:25 AM
  • Sidebar Geek said:
    Today I've put online my latest Feature Preview for Windows Sidebar (with screenshots). You can...
    February 24, 2006 2:38 AM

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