Windows Vista Beta2 Launched – Get the Download

On Tuesday of this week at WinHEC in Seattle we launched the Beta2 releases of Windows Vista, Windows Server and Office 2007.  Take a minute to find out more about the features included in this milestone release of Windows Vista, including: Enhanced User Experience Improved Security Search & Organization Internet Explorer 7 Sidebar & Gadgets…

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Running high performance RAID system & ReadyBoost with Windows Vista

Hi, I’m Tony Mangefeste, Program Manager in the Optical Platform Group.  With the upcoming Beta 2 release of Windows Vista, I took the opportunity to self-host it on my primary development system.  At Microsoft, we’re encouraged to self-host the OS and other applications as they are developed.  I take a great deal of pride in…

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“Get Ready” campaign launched for Windows Vista

Are you wondering whether your PC is ready for the move to Windows Vista?  Or are you considering buying a new system that will really be able to take advantage of the heightened graphics, ramped up media, faster search capabilities—and more? Last week Microsoft launched a “Get Ready” campaign to help everyone find what they…

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On the Go with an Ultra Mobile PC

I’m at the Gartner IT Symposium this week. We have a strong Windows Vista presence, of course, including Hands On Labs where people get a guided walk through as many cool, relevant Windows Vista features as we can fit into 30 minutes. I have a fun assignment – demo an Ultra Mobile PC, or UMPC…

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Things are cooking for WMP11

This week is a big one for Windows Media Player 11.  The new release is part of Windows Vista, but Windows XP users won’t be missing out—in fact, they’ll get an early look at some of the features in the player, maybe as soon as Wednesday, May 17!   WMP 11 in Windows Vista builds…

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