Podcast: Ina Fried sounds off on Windows 7

Larry Magid and Ina Fried talk about the beta version of Windows 7, the next version of the Windows operating system.

Larry Magid
Larry Magid is a technology journalist and an Internet safety advocate. He's been writing and speaking about Internet safety since he wrote Internet safety guide "Child Safety on the Information Highway" in 1994. He is co-director of ConnectSafely.org, founder of SafeKids.com and SafeTeens.com, and a board member of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. Larry's technology analysis and commentary can be heard on CBS News and CBS affiliates, and read on CBSNews.com. He also writes a personal-tech column for the San Jose Mercury News. You can e-mail Larry.
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Microsoft is letting the public preview Windows 7, the successor to its Vista operating system. Anyone can download and try out the new software between now and February 10. Microsoft strongly recommends "that only experienced computer users sign up" for the beta program.

CBS News' Larry Magid talks about Windows 7 with CNET News' Ina Fried, who has tried it on several computers.


Runs just less than 7 minutes.