Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 5th Jan 2011 22:09 UTC
Windows And this is part two of the story: Microsoft has just confirmed the next version of Windows NT (referring to it as NT for clarity's sake) will be available for ARM - or more specifically, SoCs from NVIDIA, Qualcomm, and Texas Instruments. Also announced today at CES is Microsoft Office for ARM. Both Windows NT and Microsoft Office were shown running on ARM during a press conference for the fact at CES in Las Vegas.
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jello
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2006-08-08

In this article: http://www.osnews.com/story/24165/Windows_NT_on_ARM_It_s_a_Server_T... it it was mentioned Windows on ARM would only make sense on servers.

Microsoft seems to disagree on this as they also develop MS-Office for ARM; and normally you don't run this type of programs on a server.

Either way I think it's a bold move from Microsoft, but on the other hand they might think that if consumers accept new platforms (hardware/software) than they even might accept Windows on a new hardware platform.

What might also have triggered this decision is the push from Intel towards Meego - it's payback time...

Please take all my comments with a grain of salt...

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