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Windows 7: Win 8 to Change Everything 16 Years after Windows 95 Changed the PC.

25 Aug 2011   #1
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 
Win 8 to Change Everything 16 Years after Windows 95 Changed the PC.

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Windows 8 to Change Everything 16 Years after Windows 95 Changed the PC

August 24 2011 is not only the 10th anniversary since Windows XP was released to manufacturing but also the day when Windows 95 turns 16.

Six years ahead of the release to manufacturing deadline of Windows XP, Microsoft launched Windows 95, an operating system which it had developed under the codename Chicago.

In addition to the Chicago codename, the Redmond company also referred to Windows 95 as Windows 4.0 internally.
Windows 8 to Change Everything 16 Years after Windows 95 Changed the PC - Softpedia
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25 Aug 2011   #2
AlexGP

Windows 7 build 7600
 
 

Big claims.... I hope they can make it through.

I hope they won`t screw the pooch. At least the Copy/Move dialog will be cool.
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25 Aug 2011   #3
arkhi

Windows 2000 5.0 Build 2195
 
 

I have a feeling that with this, MS is secretly planning to overthrow Apple's dominance on tablets. Imagine a user-friendly tablet with the same possible capabilities as Windows! For developers and consumers alike, what works on your laptop works on your tablet too
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25 Aug 2011   #4
seth500

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I really think that is going to be quite the operating system, it looks as though their concentrating on some of the most frustrating things about copying and renaming and multiple windows from opening up.
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26 Aug 2011   #5
msdos622wasfun

Windows 8 Release Preview x64
 
 

Whoa ... are we collectively ready for another major revolution? I mean, going from 3.x to 95 was a big change. This should be interesting.
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