Microsoft hints at further Vista delay

by admin July 28, 2006 at 2:32 pm

November debut could be pushed back, say analysts

Fresh concerns are mounting that Microsoft’s Windows Vista could face further delays.

The news is already worrying technology manufacturers tied to the much awaited upgrade, so much so that Microsoft’s shares dropped on Nasdaq.

Windows Vista is due to be shipped to corporate customers in November, but this date may have been pushed aside.

Kevin Johnson, co-president of platforms and services at Microsoft, told financial analysts that the company will “ship Windows Vista when it is available” and that Microsoft is taking the Vista project “milestone by milestone”.

The new version of Windows has already met with several delays during the five years it has been under construction.

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