Related to this we had in the past the following postings:
During the latest WinHec conference, Microsoft folks pointed out that the Windows Server 2008 would be the last one using a 32-bit OS, see here:
As you probably know, the Beta is available for testing from Microsoft here:
32-bit and 64-bit OS system will bring a lot of changes. Sixty-four bits provides one with much more memory and while in the past things may have been disk-based, they are now becoming memory-based. In turn, 64-bit OS is the way to go as explained here, check it out you will be surprised:
What is the difference between an OS running on 32-bit vs. 64 bit – the facts Click on link – Login as guest – click on this link again and you get defintion – fast and easy
Home users and small business enterprises, however, who rely on personal firewalls and personal editions of AV software, should wait another 12 months until those products are more widely available before taking the plunge to upgrade to 64-bit computing. Incidentally, why not wait until you replace the hardware anyway because it will be delivered with a 64-bit system (e.g., Windows Vista – loosing more user rights).
There will no doubt be teething pains and patches required for certain types of programs, despite Microsoft’s best efforts. During the conference, Bill Gates gave his usual speech.
Bill Gates mentioned that the launch of Windows Vista has resulted in more than 40 mio sales, outselling Windows XP 2 : 1. He pointed out that 78 % of Vista sales were of the premium edition of the operating system. But we expect that he was almost certainly talking about retail sales here, as bundled sales tend to be dominated by the Home Basic version.
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