Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 24th Jul 2006 11:00 UTC, submitted by Dan Warne
Windows Vista's installation process is dramatically different to any previous version of Windows: rather than being an 'installer', the install DVD is actually a preinstalled copy of Windows that simply gets decompressed onto your PC. It is hardware agnostic so it can adjust to different systems, and you can also install your own apps into it so that your Vista install becomes a full system image install. There's an interview with a Microsoft Australia tech specialist as well as a story that looks at some of the pros and cons of image-based installs.
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RE[2]: Antitrust paradise
by hobgoblin on Mon 24th Jul 2006 13:06 UTC in reply to "RE: Antitrust paradise"
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well urge is just a service, basicly its ITMS.
lets see what microsoft comes up with as a software part of zune...

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