A lot has been changed ever since the pre-BETA release of Windows 7 at PDC.Windows 7 has been updated to the latest build 7000 from the 6801 build and also its looks and features.
I blogged a guide “Mega Guide:Transfer Vista into Windows 7” almost two months back to help Windows 7 lovers on Vista.Since Microsoft made many small changes including boot screen and wallpapers I decided to write another guide to cover all the changes.
1.Windows 7 theme for Vista:I think I don’t need to write about the gorgeous theme & taskbar of Windows 7.Everyone has fall in love with the taskbar.
2.Aero Peek: This feature of Windows 7 was not available for Vista till last week but thankfully Geeq has released a small utility that does the Windows 7 Aero Peek job in Vista.
|Download Windows 7 Aero Peek for Vista|
3.Media Player 12:As many of you know, there are many new features in Windows Media Player 12, you might not get all the feature but of course you will get the awesome sleek look in your Vista. Though, changing the look of Media Player requires replacement of system files, you can do it easily by following the below guide:
|Transform Vista Media Player Into Windows 7 Media Player|
|Download Windows 7 Aero Shake for Vista|
6.Boot screen: Windows 7 boot screen has been changed and there is a new boot screen the in the BETA build.You can get the new boot screen from the below link.However you need to install Tune Up Utilities to install Windows 7 boot screen in Vista.
|Download Windows 7 Boot screen for Vista|
7.Logon screen:There is no change in the logon screen of Windows 7 from 6801 to 7000 build and you can use below link to get it.
8.New Windows 7 wallpaper:
|Download Windows 7 wallpaper|
9.Windows 7 Icon Pack:
10.Windows 7 screen saver:This is one thing that I missed in my last guide as there were no screen savers that resembles Vista.But now you can get the actual Windows 7 screensaver look in Vista by downloading the below screen saver.
11.About Windows: You get this window when you type winver either in Start menu search box or in Run dialog box.This is really useful if you want to know more about your Windows.
Follow my |How to Get Windows 7’s “About Windows” Window In Vista|
12.WordPad: By downloading the below utility you will get Windows 7 like WordPad in Vista.You will get all information about WordPad utility at the download link.
|Download Windows 7 WordPad for Vista|
13.Explorer: You need do a lot of changes if you really want to have the Windows 7 look.You need follow three guides to get the exact new explorer look.
14.Windows 7 Calculator:Download the below pack to get Windows 7 Calculator in your Vista.
|Download Windows 7 Calculator for Vista|
|How to use Windows 7 Calculator in Vista|
I will update this post when there is a new Windows 7 feature is available for Vista.