Final version of Windows Vista Product Guide available

The final version of the Windows Vista Product Guide has been posted in both Office 2007 (docx) and XPS format to the Microsoft download site. If you are on Office 2003 you will need to get the 2007 file format add-in before you can read it. This document is an excellent resource for anyone looking … Read moreFinal version of Windows Vista Product Guide available

Vista Home users too dumb to use virtual machines says Microsoft

Consumers cannot run home versions of Windows Vista as virtual machines because is not mature enough for broad adoption, says Microsoft. A Microsoft spokesperson told ZDNet Asia: “For production machines and everyday usage, virtualization is a fairly new technology and one that we think is not yet mature enough for broad consumer adoption.” According to … Read moreVista Home users too dumb to use virtual machines says Microsoft

Dell repays customer for not using preinstalled Windows XP

Mr Mitchell had no plans to use Windows XP on his new laptop, the Sheffield man has won a refund from Dell for not installing Microsoft’s Windows XP on a laptop he bought from the PC giant.Freelance programmer Dave Mitchell ordered a Dell laptop on 21 October, and the machine was delivered a few days … Read moreDell repays customer for not using preinstalled Windows XP

Windows Vista Released to Manufacturing

After 5 years of development, Vista is finally RTM’ed. Jim Allchin, the co-president of Microsoft’s Platforms & Services Division has put together a video about the announcement where he announces the General Availability (GA) date of 30 January 2007 for Vista. On a conference call with Jim Allchin, Microsoft announced that they will have 18 … Read moreWindows Vista Released to Manufacturing

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