Microsoft launches a beta version of the long-awaited software formerly known as Longhorn.
A beta version of the newly renamed Longhorn is now in developers' hands. What can they expect? July 27, 2005 newsmaker
Windows chief Jim Allchin talks about the challenges ahead and how the new OS might help conserve electricity. July 27, 2005
Vista's look and feel images
Microsoft offers a first view of its new operating system's features. July 27, 2005
To win consumers over to the next version of Windows, Microsoft needs to pay close attention to their needs and habits. July 27, 2005
Microsoft gets ready for Wednesday beta launch of software formerly known as Longhorn, source says. July 26, 2005 FAQ
Here's what you can expect from the new version of Windows, formerly called Longhorn.
July 26, 2005
Reaction to the Vista name runs the gamut. No, it's not an acronym for viruses, infections, spyware, trojans and adware. July 23, 2005
Microsoft gives the oft-delayed operating system an official name, and says a test version is on track for release. July 22, 2005 related coverage
Microsoft is the main target as entertainment media and software piracy tops $90 million worldwide, according to a consultancy. July 26, 2005
From now on, customers looking to get the latest add-ons to Windows will have to verify that their copy of the operating system is legit. July 25, 2005