Microsoft postpones next Windows Vista Beta

Posted on Wednesday, Nov 30 2005 @ 23:25 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
A new Windows Vista beta next month won't be released in December, but the development of Vista is still on schedule, Vice President Amitabh Srivastava said yesterday during a conference call.

He said the next Windows Vista Beta 2 has beel delayed to early next year, and the final version will go on sale in the second half of 2006.

He also said Microsoft is aiming to finish all features that will be included in vista by late December.
Microsoft is facing tough deadlines, but there's no apparent crisis with Vista's progress, said Michael Cherry at the Directions on Microsoft research firm in Kirkland.

"I think they're just struggling to try to get information out about where they are," he said. "There have been some concerns lately about whether they can complete the work in the time frame that's available to them."
Read more over at Seattle Times.


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