Windows 7 Windows 7 is it really the 7th version?

Discussion in 'Windows News' started by dzuchowski, Mar 15, 2009.

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Is M$ trying to trick people with the name 7 to distance itself from Vista?

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  2. Microsoft would never do that....

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  4. I would rather have a root cannel that this debate

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  1. dzuchowski

    dzuchowski New Member

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    Is windows 7 really version 7.0? If one opens a command prompt window one sees that it says it is windows version 6.1. Last time i checked 6.1 is not version 7.... So it would seem that MS is only using the name "7" like how they used the name "XP" or "Vista". I think this is to decieve people into thinking that 7 is vastly different then Vista. I do love 7 and find many of its new features such as faster boot times and the new task bar to be an improvement. However the code is still based on 6.0 Vista, which is fine since Vista is stable after SP1 is installed. But does M$ think we are stupid enough to think that 7 is totally new from the ground up? I believe that version 8 is going to be a major release and that all odd numbered releases are a minor release somwhat like a service pack with extras. I think that 7 is what vista should have been.
     
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    This issue has also already been discussed several times in a couple of other threads.. If ya look around you'll find them.. ;)
     
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