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    News - AMD expects Microsoft's Windows 7 to launch in 2009

    Over at Japan's CEATEC 2008, AMD is stating that we can expect Windows 7 in 2009. Does it know something we don't?
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    Re: News - AMD expects Microsoft's Windows 7 to launch in 2009

    Vista will last me a while, no way I am jumping on Windows 7, especially as cloud computing doesn't really hold any value for me personally.

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    Re: News - AMD expects Microsoft's Windows 7 to launch in 2009

    I'm using xp, decided to give vista a miss. Now I may get windows 7, or just go the other way and buy a macbook pro.

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    Re: News - AMD expects Microsoft's Windows 7 to launch in 2009

    The only thing I'm looking forward to in Windows 7 is a new, hopefully much improved Media Centre for my HTPC. Preferably with the proper HD support that went missing between the TV pack beta and RTM!

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    Re: News - AMD expects Microsoft's Windows 7 to launch in 2009

    Quote Originally Posted by s_kinton View Post
    The only thing I'm looking forward to in Windows 7 is a new, hopefully much improved Media Centre for my HTPC. Preferably with the proper HD support that went missing between the TV pack beta and RTM!
    Hear hear! That and the ability to stream vob files to MC extenders.

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    Re: News - AMD expects Microsoft's Windows 7 to launch in 2009

    TBH, those are the kind of features that should be added to Vista MCE, not held back for a completely new OS...
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    Re: News - AMD expects Microsoft's Windows 7 to launch in 2009

    If they had not made such a hash of vista they would not have had to make a new OS so soon.
    I stick with my XP64 bit for now, Vista is so naff, but it is not as naff as ME!! God, i had to repair one of those last week it took me ages and all i needed was a floppy boot disk.

    I look forward to Windows 7 it has to be an improvement on vista at least!!

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    Re: News - AMD expects Microsoft's Windows 7 to launch in 2009

    Quote Originally Posted by Technogeek View Post
    If they had not made such a hash of vista they would not have had to make a new OS so soon.
    I stick with my XP64 bit for now, Vista is so naff, but it is not as naff as ME!! God, i had to repair one of those last week it took me ages and all i needed was a floppy boot disk.

    I look forward to Windows 7 it has to be an improvement on vista at least!!
    I don't think Vista is naff or that they made a hash of it, at all. Its a very good os from my point of view, no worse than eny other OS at launch.

    The Media Centre was a huge leap from MCE2005, but as pointed out above, features could be added as and when, rather than holding them back for a new OS.

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    Re: News - AMD expects Microsoft's Windows 7 to launch in 2009

    It could be business will get it end of 2009, then the rest of the market several months later, like the Vista release.

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    Re: News - AMD expects Microsoft's Windows 7 to launch in 2009

    I'm not that surprised at the early date...

    They are just going to do what they should have done in the first place. Strip out the crap. Clean up the code and reduce the bloat.

    Its not really windows 7... its Vista 1.5

    The upside to MS's Live program is that they take out the older less able programs on install. However if they dont bundle the Live installer with Windows 7 then I'll be very surprised.

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    Re: News - AMD expects Microsoft's Windows 7 to launch in 2009

    Quote Originally Posted by shaithis View Post
    Vista will last me a while, no way I am jumping on Windows 7, especially as cloud computing doesn't really hold any value for me personally.
    When did MS say 7 was all about CC? Downloading extras is != to CC to me anyway if that's what you mean.

    Quote Originally Posted by Technogeek View Post
    If they had not made such a hash of vista they would not have had to make a new OS so soon.
    7 is based on Vista - it won't be a rewrite.

    Anyway, "launch" is an interesting word - for who? The public?
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    Re: News - AMD expects Microsoft's Windows 7 to launch in 2009

    It sounds like 98 was to 95 to me - nice if you've not upgraded yet, but not a huge step if you've already got Vista.

    Which is exactly what MS want - they want something that 'seems' different enough that all the XP users finally think is worth upgrading for, while not having the huge dev cycle/bug induction that a major re-write would require.

    Of course, if they introduce subscription based funding for home users then all the people happy with vista will feel even more smug

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    Re: News - AMD expects Microsoft's Windows 7 to launch in 2009

    Quote Originally Posted by dangel View Post
    When did MS say 7 was all about CC? Downloading extras is != to CC to me anyway if that's what you mean.
    A number of seminars I have been to recently have been mentioning "the next version of windows" and implying that its aimed at "clouds".....which makes some sense as its fast becoming the biggest buzzword in IT at the moment.
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    Re: News - AMD expects Microsoft's Windows 7 to launch in 2009

    not surprised. vista is poor and MS realized this and is quickly ditching it for windows 7

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    Re: News - AMD expects Microsoft's Windows 7 to launch in 2009

    Quote Originally Posted by j.o.s.h.1408 View Post
    not surprised. vista is poor and MS realized this and is quickly ditching it for windows 7
    You think Windows 7 has nothing in common with Vista then?

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    Re: News - AMD expects Microsoft's Windows 7 to launch in 2009

    maybe it does. seems like where a long way to using a true successor to win xp.

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