The release of Windows 7 was much anticipated in Canada. The new efficiency of the OS was a topic Microsoft tried to convey at the launch in Toronto
Windows 7 cookies of another kind
Microsoft public relations manager Sarah Stewart-Browne bakes some Windows 7 cookies for the occasion.
The man of the hour
Microsoft Canada president Eric Gales introduces company CEO Steve Ballmer to make the official global announcement of Windows 7.
Ballmer talks to IT World Canada
In a special interview, Steve Ballmer explains his company’s plans for Windows 7.
Ballmer the salesman
Steve Ballmer’s presentation was more travel agent than user car sales pitch.
What Ballmer was reading
An LCD screen shows a portion of what Steve Ballmer was going to present to the crowd at Toronto’s Harbour Castle Convention Centre.
City of London and Windows 7
Microsoft’s Elliot Katz, CMS Consulting’s Brian Bourne and the City of London’s Barry Heathers were on site for the launch of Windows 7.
Many happy returns for Microsoft
There were several former Microsoft Canada executives at the event such as Owen Sagness (pictured) and Rochelle Coleman.
Many of the invitees at the Windows 7 launch event had an opportunity to use Virtual Earth on Windows 7 with a touch screen display.
Many of the attendees such as Microsoft’s Joey DeVilla were excited that the official launch event of Windows 7 took place in Canada.
After fielding questions from the audience Steve Ballmer said goodbye to Toronto.