Windows 7 leaves a lot to be desired

I could not find a Windows 7 group, so I chose General Discussion

I am a very satisfied Vista user with two new Win 7 machines. I believe that 
with the advertising campaign "Simpler" Microsoft is leading the world on a 
merry chase.

My complaints have to do with music, WMP12, and Windows Explorer.

In Explorer, when I went to my music library, I could not see album art 
files. I was told that these files were hidden and to just change the 
configuration to show hidden files. I did that and while some of them show, 
many do not.

My other complaints have to do with tagging of music files. in WMP12, 
Advanced Tag Editor has been removed to the consternation of many. 

I do a lot of my tagging in Windows Explorer, using Properties, by selecting 
all files in an album and making the appropriate changes. Well, I can no 
longer access the categories of the albums, e.g. track titles, artists, 
genre, etc.

So, so far, three complaints all having to do with music files.

When Microsoft says Windows 7 was made "simpler", it really means or like a 
Mac, where the user can do little configuration.

I experimented with both iTunes and Safari software and found them totally 
lacking because I could not configure them the way I want them to be. That is 
where Windows 7 takes us.
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On 2010-04-19 14:57:01 -0400, Richard Mitnick said:

> I could not find a Windows 7 group, so I chose General Discussion

You mean the General "Office for Mac" discussion??
Not sure I would have chosen the same group ;-)


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4/19/2010 7:13:24 PM
On 4/19/10 11:57 AM, Richard Mitnick wrote:
> I could not find a Windows 7 group, so I chose General Discussion

For a list of all PC groups see: Office Discussion Groups


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4/19/2010 8:03:44 PM
Interesting, when I now pull down the subjects, there is an indent which was 
not there when I improperly chose this forum. That is just one more knock on 
Microsoft. I certainly did not wish to be entering my complaints in any 
Office forum, or any forum for Mac users. My issues are With Win 7.
"Diane Ross" wrote:

> On 4/19/10 11:57 AM, Richard Mitnick wrote:
> > I could not find a Windows 7 group, so I chose General Discussion
> For a list of all PC groups see: Office Discussion Groups
> <>
> -- 
> Diane Ross, Microsoft Mac MVP
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4/21/2010 2:49:01 AM
No worries, it happens quite often. The Forum interface leaves a lot to be


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