Windows Weekly with Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott

Mar 13th 2009

Windows Weekly 98

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More changes to Windows 7, browser performance, Microsoft Marketplace, Google Voice, and more.
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Category: News

More changes to Windows 7, browser performance, Microsoft Marketplace, Google Voice, and more.

  • Microsoft makes changes to Windows 7 inBuild 7057.
  • Rethinking Microsoft Live Search.
  • Microsoft reacts to competitors browser speed claims.
  • Google turns GrandCentral into Google Voice.
  • Paul's "Next Everything Must Go" event begins March 28, 2009.

Tip of the week: Turn off Windows shadows for a cleaner look in Windows 7. Go to Advance Settings -> Performance.

Software pick of the week: MSN Wallpapers is a free application that comes with high quality wallpapers that you may customize and rotate.

Audible pick of the week: Heart Shaped Box, By Joe Hill, Unabridged, Narrated by Stephen Lang. For a free credit toward the audiobook of your choice, visit Audible.com/windows.

Check out Paul's blog at the SuperSite for Windows for more information.

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