最明显的就是右边多处了个Sider Bar,上面还有个漂亮的Clock:)而且这个SiderBar可以任意的收缩。

开始菜单中多了两个entries: My Contacts & My Hardwares。

整个Longhorn的底层的file system由于采用了WinFS(Windows Future Storage)。可以很方便的对文件进行检索和分类。


Longhorn's user interface will be built on a new 3D technology called Avalon, which combines the classic Win32 API from legacy Windows versions with XP's GDI+ technology, .NET managed code, Direct 3D and a new Media Framework that will enable full motion vedio right in the UI.