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The Future of Windows


tw33k

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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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Joan Archer

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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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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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Nice article thanks tw33k
 

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Interesting read, thanks Tw33k
 

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