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Photos: A look at Longhorn

Graphics improvements and virtual folders are among features touted in Microsoft's new operating system.

A look at Longhorn

In Longhorn, file icons are a representation of the first page of the document itself. Files can be grouped in a variety of "virtual folders" according to criteria such as "created by Mary" or "modified in the past week."

Credit: Ina Fried

Longhorn test window

A look at Longhorn

An Internet Explorer window in a test version of Longhorn shows the graphics improvements in the forthcoming operating system, including translucent windows.

Credit: Ina Fried

Longhorn file icons