Roadmap for Windows Embedded v.Next

While talking about Windows Embedded with a customer last week, a question came up about the next major release of the Windows Embedded operating system. From past experience we know that usually the Embedded version is released a few months after the release of the full version of the operating system. Looking at the current release of the Embedded operating system, Windows 7 was formally released on 22.10.2009, and Windows Embedded Standard 7 was released Read More …

End of Support for Windows XP SP2 and Windows Vista (with no service packs installed)

Be aware of the upcoming End of Support for Windows Vista (RTM) and Windows XP SP2. More details here. Also read End of support for Windows 2000 and Extended Support phase transition for Windows Server 2003 here

Windows7 signed-off for RTM

Windows7 has been signed-off and now goes into RTM. See the video below where contributing development teams give their go to release Windows7. Windows Engineering blog – RTM announcement http://blogs.msdn.com/e7/archive/2009/07/22/our-next-engineering-milestone-rtm.aspx Windows 7 Team blog – When will you get Windows 7 http://windowsteamblog.com/blogs/windows7/archive/2009/07/21/when-will-you-get-windows-7-rtm.aspx