The essential structure chunks of the Windows interface have stayed unchanged for years, with only comparatively slight jerks to smash the recognizable schedule. With Windows 7, those recognizable parts get the major alteration they have had since the turn of the century. In this article, I am going to present a hurricane sight-see of the Windows 7 desktop; you will find extra features in my coming most interesting articles about “Personalizing Windows 7.” The essential layout of taskbar is the alike to the earlier versions of Windows: Start button on left side, clock and navigation area on right side, etc.
Taskbar buttons by default are larger than earlier Windows versions. They provide facility to start up programs and switch between running application windows. We can pin shortcuts on the taskbar for always accessible icons and drag buttons left or right for rearrange them. If we hover mouse over any taskbar button that signifies the running program, the Aero interface displayed live thumbnail preview of each window linked with that button. When we stir mouse over that preview, an excellent new feature named Aero Peek hides other running application’s interfaces to show only the one that we have highlighted. Stir the mouse away from the particular preview and Windows restores the desktop as previously. Programs those support lists of recently opened files, as I displayed in the following snapshot. We can pin normally utilized items to this list as well so they always exist.
By default, notification area is hidden in Windows 7. But we can customize each notification for visibility. As described in the following snapshot, we can alter the action of every individual icon.
There are very fascinating collections in Personalization under the Control Panel that can be sequenced jointly into sets that revive automatically at specified period.
Finally, Windows 7 purifies the ideas of gadgets. These modest programs act upon easy tasks such as clock exhibiting or showing favorite pictures in a small desktop window, recovering RSS feeds, checking CPU and network activity. Gadgets drift on the desktop at all times in Windows 7. However, the host process is at rest Sidebar.exe, the lock up sidebar is no more and a Windows logo key+G allows to for the time being move all running gadgets to the top of the desktop, over any program windows for easy reference.