Turning Windows Features On and Off in Windows 7 RC

windows7It looks like Microsoft has added to the list of features that one can choose to turn on or off in the Release Candidate (RC) of Windows 7. Jack Mayo goes into the why’s and wherefore’s on the Engineering Windows 7 Blog and lists the following new additons to the On/Off list. (You’ve been able to turn features on and off prior to this.)

Note that you can now turn Internet Explorer 8 off. Check out the list after the jump.


The new list includes:

  • Windows Media Player
  • Windows Media Center
  • Windows DVD Maker
  • Internet Explorer 8
  • Windows Search
  • Handwriting Recognition (through the Tablet PC Components option)
  • Windows Gadget Platform
  • Fax and Scan
  • XPS Viewer and Services (including the Virtual Print Driver)