Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 23rd May 2006 21:27 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Windows "Windows Vista Build 5384 has been released to Tech Beta testers at Microsoft Connect. Build 5384 is the real deal: Microsoft Windows Vista Beta 2 Milestone Build! Contrary to public opinion and 'leaked' information, Windows Vista Beta 2 is not a mere recompile of Vista 5381.1 and it isn't 5381.4; Vista 5384 is Beta 2 and it's official! Microsoft has already launched the public download site for Vista Beta 2, but no more than that, only the site is live, but the build is not ready for download to non-techbeta testers yet." eWeek reviews the Beta ("Windows Vista Beta 2 shows steady progress, but the new 3D Aero Glass user interface in particular still flakes out"), and also has a slideshow.
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Back in 2001 ...
by lord_rob on Wed 24th May 2006 08:20 UTC
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I couldn't stant waiting for the release of the shiny new Windows XP.

Now I don't care anymore. My need for shiny new software hasn't disappeared but I'm not using Windows anymore. Thanks Debian Sid for providing me with the new shiny and pretty "appz" I need, for free and legally (not that I cared of being legal or not but now I do).

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