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[31 Oct 2008 | No Comment | ]
Windows 7 Upgrade Chaos Looms – Let the Fun Begin

Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT) confirmed this week that its forthcoming Windows 7 operating system and the widely maligned Vista OS share the same basic architecture — and that’s a good thing, the company says.
“Because Windows 7 is built on the same kernel as Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista, there are no changes that are going to require a reworking of that ecosystem,” said Microsoft senior VP Steven Sinofsky, who spoke Tuesday at Microsoft’s Professional Developers Conference in Los Angeles.
Vista was plagued by application incompatibilities when it debuted in January of …