Windows® Vista is Microsoft's next generation operating system, formerly known by its code-name Longhorn.
Originally announced in 2001, and officially unveiled at Microsoft's 2003 developers' conference, Windows Vista faced numerous delays; with Microsoft scaling back some of its features in order to help get it out the door within the stated target of 2006. Windows Vista was released in November 2006 for business customers, and for consumers in January 2007.
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March 18, 2011 - 10:50 GMT
This week Microsoft announced the availability of its next generation Web browser - Internet Explorer 9 - for global availability.
28 May 2009, 17:15 GMT
This week Microsoft announced that it has released Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2) for download. Besides combining previously released updates, SP2 also contains a few small enhancements to Vista.
December 21, 2006 - 10:50 GMT
Frequently asked questions and general information about Windows Vista.
12 May 2008, 17:25 GMT
Slipstreaming a Service Pack, is the process to integrate the Service Pack into the installation so that with every new installation the Operating System and Service Pack are installed at the same time.
November 10, 2006 - 16:30 GMT
With the release of Windows Vista, Microsoft is offering users a choice of six product versions, not counting the 'special' versions for the European Union and Korea (the so-called N and K editions), so which version should you get?
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