Saturday, April 18, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Samsung Logo Removed From Japanese Smartphones
Google Is Getting Serious With Project Loon
New Technology Can Track Detailed Hand Motion
Office Universal apps Coming Next Month On Windows 10 for Phones
FCC Makes 150 MHz Of Contiguous Spectrum Available To Telecom Companies
Google Extends Chrome Support For Windows XP
ASUS X99 and Z97 Motherboards Now Support NVM Express Devices
AMD Reports Loss, Exits From High-density Server Business
Active Discussions
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Question about nero
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
Need serious help!!!!
burning
 Home > News > General Computing > Windows...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, February 21, 2006
Windows to Come in Eight Versions


According to some information posted this weekend on Microsoft's Web site and subsequently removed, Windows Vista would come in six basic editions and two "N" versions that don't include Windows Media Player.

The information posted this weekend was removed a day later, with Microsoft declaring it hasn't made a final decision yet. Then on Monday, Microsoft said the information was incomplete and had been posted "prematurely," for "testing purposes."

According to the removed information,two of the editions are similar to Windows XP Home Edition and XP Pro, with an extra Home edition bundling Media Center features, two more enterprise-oriented editions with extra features, and a stripped-down version without Vista's graphics or 64-bit capabilities.

The two extra N versions, which don't include Windows Media Player would keep Vista in compliance with European Union (EU) anti-trust sanctions.

According to the briefly published lineup, Windows Starter 2007 would be the most basic version,and won't use the Vista branding because it won't include Vista's Aero graphics system and will only ship in a 32-bit version. This may correspond to the currently offered Windows XP Starter Edition.

Windows Vista Home Basic aimed at single-PC homes would be the most basic version of Vista. Home Basic N would be the same, but without Media Player. Vista Home Premium would add Media Center and Media Center Extender functionalities, including support for Cable Card.

Windows Vista Business would be the most basic professional edition, with Business N removing Media Player. Vista Enterprise would add features such as Virtual PC, multi-language user interface and "Cornerstone" technologies, secure Startup and full volume encryption. Vista Ultimate would feature even more, but the information was undislosed.

Vista is due to ship by the end of the year.


Previous
Next
Toshiba Announces New Brand of TVs        All News        Computer Chips Become Smaller Than First Thought
Windows Media Player for Mac Discontinued     General Computing News      Microsoft Confirms USB Bug

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Office Universal apps Coming Next Month On Windows 10 for Phones
Microsoft, Yahoo Renew Search Deal
Microsoft Introduces Lumia 540 Dual SIM
New Windows 10 Technical Preview Available for phones
Microsoft Lens Transforms Your iPhone To A Portable Scanner
Project Spartan Web Browser Included In Latest Windows 10 Build
Microsoft Lists Windows 10-Compatible Phones
Data Requests To Microsoft Decreased
Project Spartan To Feature An Exclusive Rendering Engine
Minimum Specifications For Windows 10
Samsung to Bring Microsoft Services on More Devices
Windows 10 Technical Preview For March Released

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .