If you still haven’t tried it out, or watched videos of Windows 7, the real successor to Windows XP you should do so as soon as possible… CNET has an excellent article with embedded videos, here is an isert from the website.
“Luckily for Microsoft, Windows 7 is more than just spin. It’s stable, smooth, and highly polished, introducing new graphical features, a new taskbar that can compete handily with the Mac OS X dock, and device management and security enhancements that make it both easier to use and safer. Importantly, it won’t require the hardware upgrades that Vista demanded, partially because the hardware has caught up, and partially because Microsoft has gone to great lengths to make Windows 7 accessible to as many people as possible.”
Read the full story here, trust me its a great read.