Windows Vista FAQ

Posted on Saturday, Mar 25 2006 @ 12:10 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Paul Thurrott has updated its FAQ about Windows Vista.
Q: What's with the name? I figured Windows Vista would be called Windows 2006 or something.

A: You and me both. However, Microsoft has somewhat painted itself into a corner by choosing names like Windows Me and Windows XP for the two prior client releases of Windows. Now, it has to try and outdo itself with each product version's name; otherwise, people would consider it to be a boring release. Certainly, Windows 2006 sounds less exciting than Windows XP..
You can check it out over here.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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