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Old 04-27-09, 09:16 AM   #15
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Default Re: Windows 7 will contain Windows XP (virtualized)

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Originally Posted by nekrosoft13 View Post
Vista Second Edition basically.

best clue is the is Server OS.

Server 2008 based on Vista Sp1
Server 2008 R2 based on Windows 7

They basically had to change the name for consumer level OS because of rather lower intelligence* of general consumers, and initial bad publicity around vista.
They are actually just staying consistent with their naming conventions - it was the same way for Windows Server 2003.
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