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Product: TV Photo Viewer
Company: Microsoft
Estimated Street Price: $159.00
Review By: Robert Stein 

Final Results and Overall Mark

Table Of Contents
1: Introduction
2: Setup
3: System Requirements

4: Design & Hardware Use
5. TV Photo Viewer Software
6: Troubleshooting
7: Conclusion

Well we have reached the end of the review. Here are my final comments, notes and grades for Microsoft TV Photo Viewer.


Final Comments

How It Grades
  Design: 95%
Performance: 93%
Features: 87%
Support: 88%
Ease of use: 98%
Software: 90%
Overall: 90%

As you can see by reading this review (despite a few minor inconveniences here and there), the Microsoft Photo Viewer is overall a very good product. By having floppy disks as the media for the presentation as well as not requiring the device to be connected to the computer adds to the convenience gained by using this product. It is very simple to use so even the most novice users could take advantage of its features with ease (and I think that was the point Microsoft intended). The software gets the job done by offering very simple options to edit the features, and advanced users can opt to install Microsoft Picture It! Express to edit pictures further. Consumers as well as businesses can take advantage of the presentation features thus justifying Microsoft’s debut into the digital market with the Microsoft Photo Viewer and I hope to see more innovation products from Microsoft in the future.

Specs & Package
Overall Score 84.9%
Version Reviewed Microsoft TV Photo Viewer
Release Date Available Now!
In the Box 1 Software CD
1 Remote
1 TV Photo Viewer
2 AA Batteries
1 Power Adapter
1 User's Guide
1 Quick Start Card
1 Yellow TV Link
1 Demo Disk
1 Blank Disk
The Good Points Easy to Setup
Easy to Use
The Bad Points Somewhat Too Simple
Rotate Feature
Reviewer's PC Setup

Intel Pentium III 733 MHz
256 MB of Ram
21 GB Hard Drive
50x CD Rom
HP 9200 CD-Writer Plus
17" ViewSonic Monitor
Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Natural Keyboard Pro
Microsoft IntelliMouse w/ IntelliEye

PC Required
See System Requirements Page


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