Microsoft reveals more changes from Windows 7 beta to RC

With the recent leaks of builds 7048 and 7057, some of you may have already gotten a taste of what's been tweaked as Microsoft continues working toward an official WIndows 7 release candidate. Today, the E7 blog released another list of changes - some subtle, some not so much.

Surprisingly, one of my favorite changes - being able to add the download folder to your start menu - wasn't metioned. Some noteworthy changes include:
  • The parent folder's button always appears in explorer. Remember how we complained about the missing up arrow in Vista, then again in 7? It hasn't been put back, but backing up one level is now just as easy since the parent's breadcrumb always shows up.

  • Invert selection is back in the Explorer edit menu. I don't use it often, but sometimes I want to select all but two or three files in a massive directory. It's much easier to pick the two I don't want and then invert, and now that's possible again.

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