Eric Traut talks (and demos) Windows 7 and MinWin

Long Zheng has conveniently clipped out about 8 minutes worth of video footage of the current Windows 7 kernel, taken from a much longer (over one hour) video of Microsoft's distinguished engineer Eric Traut' October 13 presentation at the University of Illinois about Microsoft's virtualization technology (hypervisors and whatnot). "Whilst the presentation is not directly about Windows 7, it does contain a demonstration of MinWin - an internal project to build the most efficient Windows kernel which will in turn be used in Windows 7," Zheng notes. I've included both links below for your enjoyment but I'd like to thank Zheng especially for his excellent video clipping skills. If you don't want to watch the 8 minute video, I'll try to summarize by saying: "Windows 7 kernel in 25 megs on disk and under 40 megs of memory."

Download: Full WMV video (1 hour & 6 minutes)
Video: Windows 7 Footage (8 minutes)
News source: istartedsomething

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