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Windows 7 is a big step up from Vista, XP

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By Hiawatha Bray
Globe Staff / August 20, 2009

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Microsoft’s new Windows 7 operating system is snappy, stable, and a pleasure to use. Sadly, you won’t be able to get your hands on it until Oct. 22, when it goes on sale. If you’re buying a machine today, you’ll have to put up with Windows 7’s despised predecessor, Vista; but most computer makers will give you a free upgrade ... (Full article: 731 words)

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