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Windows 7: XP SP3 to Get Slice of Windows Live Wave 4, but Not as

11 May 2010   #1
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XP SP3 to Get Slice of Windows Live Wave 4, but Not as

XP SP3 to Get Slice of Windows Live Wave 4, but Not as Windows 7 or Vista


Microsoft is making no secret of the fact that the latest release of Windows Live will be tailored to Windows 7 and Windows Vista, while not supporting Windows XP at all. The Redmond company’s position is of course that the operating system released back in 2001 is obsolete, despite the Service Pack 2 and Service Pack 3 releases, and that Windows Live Wave 4 is optimized for the new technologies that ship by default with Windows 7 and Windows Vista, such as DirectX 11. And yet, users still running XP SP3 will get a slice of Windows Live Wave 4, but not of the clients packaged under the Windows Live Essentials brand umbrella.

“We know many customers use Windows XP and are happy with their experience, and of course we will continue to support our current release of Windows Live Essentials on XP and the new versions all of our web-based services (including Hotmail and SkyDrive) will run on XP,” Chris Jones, corporate vice president of the Windows Live Experience, noted. (via LiveSide)

Full read: XP SP3 to Get Slice of Windows Live Wave 4, but Not as Windows 7 or Vista - And not of the Windows Live Essentials Wave 4 package - Softpedia


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