It's Official: Windows Codename Longhorn is Windows Vista! Beta 1 on August 3rd

Posted by sbink on July 22 2005, 5:55 AM. Posted in Windows Vista.

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Beta 1, targeted at developers and IT professionals, will be available by August 3rd 2005.Watch the "Longhorn" naming announcement video.UPDATE: Windows Vista it is!
Watch the "Longhorn" naming announcement video.
See: just posted that Windows codename Longhorn wil be called Windows Vista. Hmmm sounds weird. Well I guess we'll see.

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This will be announced officially friday morning 6:00 AM pacific time hereUpdate:  We're sitting here with Bink, Neobond from and Electronic Punk from OSNN researching this.  The whois information for don't show anything revealing, but the whois gives it away:
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