I haven't installed Windows 7 yet so I would like to ask a question about Windows Explorer in Windows 7.
If you have a lot of video or image files stored in the My Pictures folder in Windows Vista, and if you have thumbnail view enabled, when you look at those files in Windows Explorer you often see a “green ribbon of death” as Windows takes several seconds or minutes to show you all the thumbnails.
Thank you for that good point Forum Editor. However, I have what I would consider a fairly speedy machine (Intel Core 2 quad Q9450 2.66 GHz, 4 GB RAM) but it still shows that green ribbon of death with Vista for a number of seconds when opening a folder with several GB of mpg files (admittedly, quite a heavy folder). I just wondered if that green ribbon still appears on a machine with fairly up-to-date specifications when opening a several-GB sized folder on Windows 7.