Vista beta gets slight tweaks

by admin July 17, 2006 at 8:24 pm

Microsoft on Monday said it has released a slightly updated test version of Windows Vista, but it is not being made broadly available to the consumers who are trying out the new operating system.

The software maker said the new version, build 5472, should offer better quality and performance. It is being offered only to some of the masses who are testing the Windows update, including certain businesses, technical testers and members of Microsoft’s MSDN and TechNet developer programs.

“Microsoft is distributing this in order to provide testers with a more recent build and to encourage application and device driver developers to accelerate development on Windows Vista,” the company said in a statement. “This build includes quality and performance improvements based on feedback Microsoft has received on Beta 2 to date.”

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