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Old 04-27-09, 08:16 AM   #15
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Default Re: Windows 7 will contain Windows XP (virtualized)

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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