Wednesday, November 29, 2006

1 Week Before Release

Windows Vista Ultimate, 1 Week Before Release: Report Card
By Alexander Wolfe,
November 19, 2006 (8:00 PM EST)

The big surprise with the version of Vista that's going to be officially launched by Microsoft on November 30 is that there are no surprises. Windows Vista RTM is far more solid than both this summer's Beta 2 and the almost-but-not-quite-buttoned-down RC2 version released earlier this fall.

I put Build 6000, which has been released to Microsoft's developers and is expected to be identical to or closely track the initial shipping version of Vista, through its paces (and took screen captures to prove it). Here's a quick report card.


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