A feature in Microsoft’s Windows 7 operating system that enables users with a touchscreen to simply point at what they want and move things around with their fingers. For example, you can move your hand to scroll through a Web page or use custom commands, such as moving your fingers apart to zoom in on an object. In Windows 7 the Start menu and taskbar support touch commands, as does several programs, including Paint.
- Windows Sidebar
Windows Sidebar is a pane on the side of the Windows Vista desktop that organizes gadgets (mini-applications with a wide variety of possible uses) and makes them easy to access.
- Windows Vista
Windows Vista (formerly code named Longhorn) is the next evolution of Microsoft’s operating system. Vista offers an advancement in reliability, security, ease of deployment, performance and manageability over Windows XP. As of July 30, 2005 Windows Vista is in the beta 1 phase and is expected to be released late in 2006. Some of the […]
- Windows XP Operating System
Windows XP is an operating system introduced in 2001 from Microsoft’s Windows family of operating systems, the previous version of Windows being Windows Me. The “XP” in Windows XP stands for eXPerience. Microsoft called the XP release its most important product since Windows 95. Along with a redesigned look and feel to the user interface, […]
- Windows XP ICS Internet Gateway
When using Windows XP Internet Connection Sharing (ICS, an ICS client computer can be used to remotely monitor and control the ICS server computer’s Internet connection. This Internet Gateway feature is available on computers running Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition, Windows Millennium Edition or Windows XP that have been configured as an ICS client […]
- Windows XP Mode
An add-on capability available from Microsoft for the Windows 7 operating system. Windows XP Mode is designed to provide Windows XP application compatibility for Windows 7. It provides a virtualized environment to run Windows XP applications that won’t run directly on Windows 7 itself. See “XP Mode Ready by Windows 7 Consumer Rollout” on InternetNews.com