Microsoft to offer downloadable Windows 7 Touch Pack

By Matthew
Dec 10, 2009
  1. It would seem that Redmond has plans to offer a downloadable copy of the Microsoft Touch Pack for Windows 7. First introduced in May, the Windows 7 Touch Pack includes several applications and games that are compatible with touch-enabled displays.

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  2. Kibaruk

    Kibaruk TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,842   +242

    Good marketing strategy from Microsoft to take advantage of upcomings nettops with touchscreens or all in one pcs.

    I like the approach Microsoft has on computers, one special pack for one special computer.
  3. Kibaruk

    Kibaruk TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,842   +242

    Although they still haven't nailed a pack for netbooks.
  4. TomSEA

    TomSEA TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,474   +494

    You know, the touch screen has become quite successful for mobile devices. Also for kiosks and vending machines. But mobile devices and kiosks have very limited functionality.

    On a PC for normal PC-type functions and applications? I'm not so sure. Think it would be too slow for most users.

    And then there's the whole "fingerprints on the screen" which drives me nutz. ;)
  5. pomonasi

    pomonasi TS Rookie Posts: 32

    haha. i was just thinking about them fingerprints..
  6. Timonius

    Timonius TS Guru Posts: 597   +37

    *one day there will be touchless touch screens with no fingerprints* End of absurd dream. ;)
  7. How about gesture screen control. Not as good as thought control, but I could live with it.
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