Windows Vista Build 5231 Video
Get a first look at Microsoft's first public beta of its new Windows Vista operating system.
CNET's Robert Vamosi shows off the latest build of Vista: Windows Vista RC1 (build 5564). This should mark the final stretch for Microsoft's new operating system, but don't be surprised if Microsoft issues one more public release candidate before making Windows Vista final.
Windows Vista RC1 (build 5564) should mark the final stretch for Microsoft's new operating system, but don't be surprised if Microsoft issues one more public release candidate before making Windows Vista final.
Microsoft has more to do on its new operating system, but this first beta suggests that Windows Vista will be up to par with Linux and Apple Mac OS X.
Intended for developers and not available to the public, build 5472 fixes known bugs and includes enhancements to Windows Media Center and various utilities. CNET's Robert Vamosi looks at what's changed.
Microsoft has finally wrapped up work on Windows Vista, the first major Windows release in five years. Vista promises to be a safer operating system than Windows XP. On this week's Security Bites podcast, CNET News.com's Joris Evers and CNET.com's Robert Vamosi give a preview.
Be one of the first to see Windows Vista in use as Gates and Microsoft Group Product Manager Aaron Woodman show off the slick new OS during the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show.\r\n
The overall quality of this $399 Windows Vista Ultimate edition isn't deserving of final-release-candidate status, says CNET's Robert Vamosi. Expect to see at least one more interim build or perhaps even another release candidate soon.
CNET News.com's Ina Fried asks Microsoft's Allchin questions from readers. One wanted to know which computers would be able to run Vista.\r\n
If you're looking to upgrade, Brian Tong shows you a few ways to figure out if your software and hardware are compatible in Windows Vista.