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http://youtube.com/watch?v=b9ifQvQCO7Y

Look at this video... Longhorn concept?
I heard that this longhorn is based on XP... so it was forget to make a new OS from 0 that was Vista...

But If this longhorn is based on XP... it must be stable...
I want to try it... Anybody know where can i get one?
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http://www.longhorn-reloaded.org/

unfortunately you will have find it somewhere other than that site, because microsoft sent a slew of lawyers at these people

oh i meant to say, i used the longhorn beta's from microsoft and they made windows me look REALLY GOOD, in stability at least
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Yeah that would have been nice if they had released that instead of trying out an all new one as vista. What a bummer. I remember waiting for it to come out too.
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Yeah that would have been nice if they had released that instead of trying out an all new one as vista. What a bummer. I remember waiting for it to come out too.
but longhorn wasn't actually that good.... after installing it, it worked great for 5 minutes before it asked me to restart, then it froze when i tried to log in, it did this on 4 different releases....

then when it finally worked, it blue screened, A LOT
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http://www.longhorn-reloaded.org/

unfortunately you will have find it somewhere other than that site, because microsoft sent a slew of lawyers at these people

oh i meant to say, i used the longhorn beta's from microsoft and they made windows me look REALLY GOOD, in stability at least
there must be another one in torrents... i believe...
But is free... illegal or similar??
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Neither were any of the other releases when in beta or even when first release which was farther then longhorn achieved. I am sure there were reasons for not releasing it but I still wanted it.

Oh well I have vista now guess thatll do
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Longhorn was the code-name for Vista, they just decided to go with a differant concept instead. I think the final Vista looks way better then this version anyways.
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Longhorn was the code-name for Vista, they just decided to go with a differant concept instead. I think the final Vista looks way better then this version anyways.
By seeing the video.. IMO longhorn look much better than vista...
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Originally Posted by Crazy9000 View Post
Longhorn was the code-name for Vista, they just decided to go with a differant concept instead. I think the final Vista looks way better then this version anyways.
No not really, it changed over to vista once it was released I believe. I think it started out as Longhorn then they scrubbed it and started over again. the second time around was when they decided to go with vista. That is if I remember correctly.
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post #10 of 11
Longhorn was the concept for vista. I remember downloading the Alphas. Most of the features were scrapped due to hardware requirements. Believe it or not Vista is actually a toned down Longhorn. Longhorn server is out in beta, but it's not the same thing.
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