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Componentising

At WinHEC 2003 Microsoft revealed that Longhorn would be build from the ground up from a list of components. Already before this time various people at Microsoft had stated that Longhorn would be the first ‘modular’ operating system. But what does this all mean? I’ll try my best to get clear what componentising really is.   Bits and bobs Basically,… Read more →

64-bit Windows

If you ever bothered to take a look at one of theĀ 64-bit Longhorn compiles, you may have noticed that these builds are extremely empty and lack, for example, the sidebar. There’s a good reason why these compiles lack lots of features the x86 Longhorn compiles did have.   A new architecture When the development of Longhorn began the 64-bit processors… Read more →