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Surprise! Longhorn Beta 2

Speaking of software giveaways, there's not much in the way of free software when it comes to the goody bags Microsoft gave out to partners as they registered at the Worldwide Partner Conference. As free software goes, WinHEC and even TechEd were the better deals this year. Given the respective audiences, and the timing of the different shows, though, it's understandable. So what do partners get in their WWPC show bags? A 32-bit bootable DVD with Windows Server Code Name "Longhorn" Beta 2.

Posted by Scott Bekker on July 11, 2006 at 11:57 AM


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