Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 2nd Jun 2009 21:00 UTC, submitted by poundsmack
Windows Microsoft's original plan was to release Windows 7 three years after Windows Vista, which would put the release date somewhere in January of 2010. Microsoft already made it clear that it would ship sooner, before the holiday season, but we've now got what is most likely the official release dates. Windows 7 will be released to manufacturing at the end of July, with the actual release date being set for October 22 - 2009, that is.
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Darkness
Member since:
2005-08-27

graphics drivers don't need a restart, but change the network group to something else than the standard WORKGROUP and you get a prompt to reboot.

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kaiwai Member since:
2005-07-06

graphics drivers don't need a restart, but change the network group to something else than the standard WORKGROUP and you get a prompt to reboot.


Good point; I wonder whether that has to do with legacy support issues rather than the underlying foundation itself; I'm surprised they haven't done something about it yet; I'm sure there is a logical reason for it though ;)

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Cytor Member since:
2005-07-08

When joining a domain, this might enforce that boot-time group policies are being loaded to the client.
OTOH, I don't really see a reason for this behavior when just changing the workgroup name.

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