What to look for in Windows 7

Aero Peek in action

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In this shot, I have three Windows Explorer windows open at once. When I point to the Windows Explorer icon on the taskbar, it displays these live previews. Pointing to the first preview, as I’ve done here, brings that window to the front and hides all others, leaving “wire frames” where they are located. Click once more to switch to the window, or move the mouse away to return to where you were.

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.