Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 23rd Oct 2010 22:23 UTC
Windows "Windows 7 might be a massive commercial success and an undeniably rock solid piece of software, but Microsoft is apparently unwilling to rest on those soft and cozy laurels. Asked about the riskiest product bet the Redmond crew is currently developing, its fearless leader Steve Ballmer took no time in answering 'the next release of Windows'." Also of note in this same video interview thing: Ballmer states that Silverlight is now pretty much strictly a client, non-cross platform thing, while explicitly stating that when it comes to doing something universal, "the world's gone HTML5".
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RE[5]: Comment by Gone fishing
by bassbeast on Mon 25th Oct 2010 01:22 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Comment by Gone fishing"
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Uhhh...what don't work? Maybe you have a different version than me (I was running Office 2K Pro on Windows 7 X64) but the big four (PPT, Word, Excel, Access) installed and ran without a lick of trouble. No fiddling, no .dlls, just installed as admin and all was gravy. Once installed it never asked for admin again and all has worked beautifully.

I'd fire it up and take some caps, but after 3 months of my oldest bugging the heck out of me I finally broke down and installed Office 2K7. His college classes have a lot of homework, and most of it is in the new .x format which even with the converter old Office 2K just don't handle well. It is taking this old greybeard awhile but the ribbon ain't too bad once you get used to it, and having it autohide to maximize screen space is a nice touch.

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