The Vista Plunge, Considered

"A Ferris wheel and Jay Leno. That’s what I remember most from Microsoft’s gala launch of Windows 95. That operating system—a great improvement over its predecessor, Windows 3.11—debuted at a big party in a field on Microsoft’s Redmond campus. But Microsoft didn’t need the carnival or the comic; Windows 95 stood on its own.

Eleven years later, it’s déjà vu all over again. Despite a recently announced delay, the long, slow slog to Windows Vista is drawing to a close. Just as Windows 95 delivered a radically improved experience compared with Windows 3.11, Vista promises a similar leap over XP.

Although it won’t ship until early next year, you can actually start using it within a few weeks, if not already. Microsoft plans to offer a beta copy of Vista to anyone with a few bucks."

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7 responses to “The Vista Plunge, Considered

  1. chris

    Here is the thread i started on neowin, – Tech_kid_2006 from neowin

  2. Jesus

    Hi! I had read a post on from an user that had the same problem that I\’m having, I\’ve tried to do many things but I can\’t find the clsid value in dcom services. This is the url to the post
    It seems that the user was solved his problem whit your help, can you help me please? I don\’t know how to solve it because the clsid value isn\’t in dcom services. If you want my messenguer is and other email (but no messenguer) is I\’ll wait for your answer. Thank you very much.
    P.D. Sorry for my english.

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