Seven things to love, hate about Windows 7

Test of latest beta shows progress, pitfalls in newest version of Microsoft's flagship OS
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We tested Windows 7 Beta 1 Build 7000 on several machines, including an HP Pavilion DV-9000 laptop and an HP Pavillion M7660e desktop - we love it more than we hate it.

Microsoft warns that beta code should be installed on bare metal, but allows upgrades from Vista SP1 for comparison's sake.

Is Windows 7 what we've really always wanted in Vista? Take a look at the evidence we've collected in our test, and decide for yourself.

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