Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 22nd Oct 2007 13:48 UTC
Windows Earlier today, OSNews ran a story on a presentation held by Microsoft's Eric Traut, the man responsible for the 200 or so kernel and virtualisation engineers working at the company. Eric Traut is also the man who wrote the binary translation engine for in the earlier PowerPC versions of VirtualPC (interestingly, this engine is now used to run XBox 1 [x86] games on the XBox 360 [PowerPC]) - in other words, he knows what he is talking about when it comes to kernel engineering and virtualisation. His presentation was a very interesting thing to watch, and it offered a little bit more insight into Windows 7, the codename for the successor to Windows Vista, planned for 2010.
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RE[3]: Honk! Honk!
by SlackerJack on Mon 22nd Oct 2007 18:30 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Honk! Honk!"
SlackerJack
Member since:
2005-11-12

Thats what I mean, why have a 64bit OS if third party apps dont even support 64bit. I dont see the point of running 32bit apps on a 64bit OS, may as well use 32bit version.

Point being that you may as well use 32bit version because third part support is useless on Windows.

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RE[4]: Honk! Honk!
by polaris20 on Mon 22nd Oct 2007 19:34 in reply to "RE[3]: Honk! Honk!"
polaris20 Member since:
2005-07-06

Uh, there's quite a few apps in various fields (audio, video, virtualization) that support 64-bit. That would be the point of 64-bit operating systems.

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