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Will Vista Be Microsoft's Last 32-bit OS?

After Microsoft announced that R2 of the forthcoming Windows Server 2008 (nee Longhorn) will only come in a beefy (get it?) 64-bit version, rumors spread that Microsoft might not release another 32-bit operating system after Vista. That might or might not be the case, though -- because Redmond hasn't decided yet.

Posted by Lee Pender on May 22, 2007 at 11:54 AM


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