Windows 7 Videos: Sticky Notes and Lightweight WMP

September 22, 2008

One thing I forgot to mention in yesterday’s posts about Windows 7 is, no there is no Sidebar.

Is it a clue that Sidebar won’t be there in Windows 7 final release? I believe it can only be answered by Microsoft engineering managers.

I tried looking for Sidebar control in systray and searching ‘sidebar’ in Start menu search box but found nothing meaningful.

In my understanding sidebar demises due to that Desktop can be used as a Widget container. If you can place and arrange Widgets anywhere on Desktop why keep a separated Sidebar for Widgets? Well the reason can also be as simple as it’s too hurry to integrate Sidebar in this round of M3 release, it may re-appear in the M4 (will there be an M4?) or something like public Beta.

Sticky Notes.

Lightweight WMP. Clicking a video file will not fire up the full Windows Media Player. Light WMP takes no time to startup, it’s not simply hiding the menus, toolbar and side panel of a full WMP.

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16 comments

Hi!

If you open the task manager and switch to the processes tab, is there still a sidebar.exe process? Or has all of the code for gadgets been moved over to explorer.exe?

by LCARS on 2008-09-23 at 1:50 am. #

Hmm looks great! Hopefully it will run with 2GB of RAM :P

by atticus@live.nl on 2008-09-23 at 2:50 am. #

[...] um vídeo foi publicado pelo site alguma coisa blue. Acho que é melhor chamá-lo de Think Next. O Vídeo agora, mostra um pouquinho do Media Player no [...]

by Vide | Defender Team on 2008-09-23 at 3:01 am. #

Took over from Leopard.

by JP on 2008-09-23 at 3:09 am. #

can you upload the windows 7 wallpapers please?

by vistaero on 2008-09-23 at 4:13 am. #

[...] Think Next Vídeos, Windows [...]

by Mais informações e vídeos sobre o Windows 7! | Informática e Windows on 2008-09-23 at 4:40 am. #

[...] ThinkNext Postado em Windows Seven, notícias. Etiquetas: notícias, Windows [...]

by Windows 7: A nova pesquisa no menu iniciar « WindowsNET on 2008-09-23 at 4:53 am. #

[...] usadas: Imagens Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Media Player. Opa, opa! O site ThinkNext esta trazendo novamente mais novidades sobre o Windows 7, quie volto com tudo aqui no [...]

by DeskMundo » Revelado Windows Media Player 12 on 2008-09-23 at 7:41 am. #

[...] 7 pr­evi­ew­s i­n t­he co­­mment­s. Wi­ndo­­ws­ 7 Vi­deo­­s­: S­ti­ck­y No­&…Windo­­ws 7 Vide­o­­s: Start B­u­tto­­n and [...]

by Windows 7 Videos Preview What’s to Come [Windows 7] | DiyUs.com on 2008-09-23 at 9:28 am. #

Can you post media center video or screens?

by wild bill on 2008-09-23 at 11:29 am. #

[...] Blue  跟我们分享了 Windows 7 M3 Build 6780 截图,这次,他又跟我们分享了几个视频。并且提到在目前 M3 的 Windows 7 中没有 Sidebar,即使搜索 Sidebar [...]

by Windows 7 M3 Build 6780 视频(来自刀枪 Blue) | LiveSino - LiveSide 中文版 on 2008-09-23 at 4:04 pm. #

[...] a pena dar uma olhada nas imagens e saber como está ficando a próxima versão do sistema operacional da Microsoft, se esse sistema [...]

by Imagens do Vista 7 on 2008-09-23 at 4:30 pm. #

[...] As telas da versão batizada de Windows 7 M3 (Milestone 3) Build 6780 foram cedidas pelo blog Blue, que também oferece alguns vídeos que demonstram o novo sistema operacional da Microsoft. [...]

by Setblog, o Blog da Set One » Blog Archive » Confira 13 screenshots do Windows 7 on 2008-09-23 at 4:40 pm. #

Sticky notes??
HAHAHAHAHHA

Thats a bad VERY BAD widnows gadget from 10 years ago that was available as an add on. Its the same app

OMFG you people are crazy if this is Windows 7!!

by bob on 2008-09-23 at 4:58 pm. #

[...] O ThinkNext está aproveitando o fato de terem uma cópia do Windows 7 M3 para alvancar o nome do site: todo dia sai alguma coisinha sobre o sistema. Já foram screenshots, vídeos, e, ontem, foi a vez de mais dois vídeos. [...]

by WinAjuda » Mais vídeos do Windows 7 M3: post-its e WMP light on 2008-09-23 at 7:01 pm. #