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I wouldn't be surprised to see this one hit the projected release date fairly accurately. Here's a couple of reasons:

1) The transition from XP to Vista involved a near total rewrite of the code. Vista wasn't an incremental update, it was a full replacement. Windows 7 will be based on Vista, therefore alot of the code is already written.

2) MS received tremendous amounts of flack for botching the release of Vista so completely and so often. I don't think they will be willing to make the same mistake again so soon...even if it means leaving out features that aren't ready to ship when the time comes.
QFT.
It could be an expansion pack for Vista Like we have expansion for games I wouldn't be suprised if its sold like that. It could be sp3 for vista.
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It better come out in 2010, Windows Vienna (Seven) has been announced since about 2000.



Vienna,mmmmmmmmmm, m$ dont own the copyright to that name.they were beaten to it by someone who was gonna reskin xp into something new,he actually copyrighted the name Vienna(think it was someone on either neowin or joejoe who did it
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The transition from XP to Vista involved a near total rewrite of the code. Vista wasn't an incremental update, it was a full replacement. Windows 7 will be based on Vista, therefore alot of the code is already written.
Well, I was told by someone who actually works for microsoft, that 7 is going to be based on a UNIX-like kernel...
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windows seven in 2010? bull:turd:
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Well, I was told by someone who actually works for microsoft, that 7 is going to be based on a UNIX-like kernel...
I think you are referring to MinWin. Yeah, apparently the kernel is getting a rewrite, but that still leaves everything else.
 
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When they release it, i expect Windows to be no less then the following.

A. i expect it to work flawlessly, maybe not flawlessly, but work well enough it can be used out of the box with few problems. ( with the exceptions of a driver bug here and there.)

B. I want eyecandy, vista didn't deliver what i was expecting. (stuff like beryl would be sweet)

C. I hope to god it dosn't use up as many rescources as vista does.
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...I'm quite contempt with XP for the moment.
lol. Comtempt?

Me too, that is why I'm using Vista.

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C. I hope to god it dosn't use up as many rescources as vista does.
Yes, damn Vista for using ~365mb of my ram.
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Microsoft hasn't given any exact date for Windows 7 but they will when Windows 7 "meets its quality bar for release"
I'd like to see what documentation they come up with to figure out what quality levels need to be met before it's release. Something along the line of "minimal driver support" and "ask retarded questions about basic actions that need approval." would be high on my list...

Windows Se7en is supposed to be of modular design. Which i interpret as an OS that can be ran on damn near anything. The kernel level instructions would be basic enough to run on whatever piece of hardware that may come out, and depending on the complexity of the hardware that it runs on, they can add more module to it. On a full fledged PC, they would run everything and the kitchen sink. But let's say they want to run it on a smart phone, they could develop specific module for that device...

Windows Se7en is supposed to be the cure OS for any piece of hardware, be it a cell phone, a PC or a gum ball machine... Hence the modular design. One "base" line OS that can be added to when needed...
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lol. Comtempt?

Me too, that is why I'm using Vista.



Yes, damn Vista for using ~365mb of my ram.
Unless you disabled Superfetch Vista should be using all but a few KBs of RAM, but of course that extra RAM usage is from cache (-ing?) programs and files to load them faster.

Though, pretty much everyone on this forum knows that, besides the very few Vista bashers which don't know anything about Vista.
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I wouldn't be surprised to see this one hit the projected release date fairly accurately. Here's a couple of reasons:

1) The transition from XP to Vista involved a near total rewrite of the code. Vista wasn't an incremental update, it was a full replacement. Windows 7 will be based on Vista, therefore alot of the code is already written.

2) MS received tremendous amounts of flack for botching the release of Vista so completely and so often. I don't think they will be willing to make the same mistake again so soon...even if it means leaving out features that aren't ready to ship when the time comes.
I thought it was discovered that a decent amount of xp was reused in vista, could be wrong though.
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