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Microsoft Corp. today announced at 2011 International CES that the next version of Windows will support System on a Chip (SoC) architectures, including ARM-based systems from partners NVIDIA Corp., Qualcomm Inc. and Texas Instruments Inc. On the x86 architecture, Intel Corporation and AMD continue their work on low-power SoC designs that fully support Windows, including support for native x86 applications.
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meh, it'll be ancient hardware in a few years anyway
   
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So, windows on a phone,
Can a Galaxy S run Crysis now

Just kidding!
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You'd think that if they were to do something as monumental as recoding their OS for ARM they would take the time to rewrite the kernel. But alas, I see from the screenshot that the NT kernel is still alive and well. It just doesn't make sense to release a version of your OS that completely scraps any thought of backwards compatibility and still maintain an 18 year old kernel.
    
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So, windows on a phone,
Can a Galaxy S run Crysis now

Just kidding!
It wouldn't even run Windows lol.
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