Windows 7 in Pictures: 10 Cool Desktop Features

In anticipation of Windows 7 being released into the wild on Oct. 22, here is an up-to-date pictorial guide to the most compelling navigation and networking features of the OS

This feature applies the Aero Peek technology to taskbar thumbnails. If you mouse over an application button in the Windows 7 taskbar, thumbnails of open windows associated with that program pop up. If you then mouse over one of the thumbnails, the full corresponding window on the desktop (be it a Word doc, a browser, an IM session) will come to the forefront and all other windows will turn to glass and become transparent.

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