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The Future of Windows

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    Canberra
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    The Future of Windows


    How can Microsoft keep Windows relevant? We asked journalists, technologists, and former Microsoft employees that simple question, and got an array of answers.
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    Pembrokeshire, South Wales, UK
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    Another good find, I'll have to go back when I have more time to finish reading but there's a good few predictions floating about
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    If windows are irrelevant, then what about ventilation ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Arc View Post
    If windows are irrelevant, then what about ventilation ?
    All you need for good ventilation is lots of "fans".
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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    Nice link tw33k.
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    I think Mary Jo Foley is right that Microsoft needs

    to be unafraid of introducing a whole new operating system at some point. At some point, in the not-too-distant future, Windows is going to need to be supplanted by “the next big thing.”
    The problem of backward compatibility is inherent with such a change. I'm sure you all saw the same complaints I did from consumers about Vista compatibility issues. The complaints have declined with Windows 7 most likely because the old hardware that wasn't compatible with Vista has been replaced with new.

    I think seeing any big changes will depend upon how important the corporate market is to Microsoft.
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    Aus, Gold Coast
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    Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Service Pack 1 (Build 6.1.7601)


    Nice article thanks tw33k
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    Tropical Island Pair a Dice
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    Windows 8.1 Pro x64/ Windows 7 Ult x64


    Interesting read, thanks Tw33k
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