What to look for in Windows 7

Contents view is new

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Every Windows user is familiar with the standard folder views in Windows Explorer—Details, Large Icons, Tiles, and so on. This Contents view is new in Windows 7 and is best suited for search results. In this case, I entered a search term (kentucky) in the box at the top right. The highlighted results pack in copious amounts of detail, and the search result is highlighted in each one.

This gallery is a companion piece for my in-depth review of Windows 7 based on the final release candidate. Be sure to read "What to expect from Windows 7" to get the full story.