what will be the final name of Longhorn?


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MadCap

Whatever it ends up with will be snappy and easy to market to the general public. I really don't care what they call it as long as it works. In that case it may not be out till 2010ish...oh well...

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The_Decryptor

Windows 2006 or Windows DX (DirectX Edition)

Or, if they cant use windows

Doors 2006 or Doors DX :D

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golazo

i wouldnt be surprised if he kept it as longhorn

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Hurmoth

Windows 2006 or Windows.NET would be cool

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Nexus-
I think the next generation OS of microsoft did not have any "windows" in the name!

actually you are wrong. a guy at channel 9 was interviewed in a video interview and he said NO its not "different enough" for us to drop the windows name. He also went on to state that they were going to keep the windows name for a long long time. :pinch:

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Xero

Windows 2020 :p Prolly same year as it's released.

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Hurmoth
Windows 2020 :p Prolly same year as it's released.

:laugh: And the spokes person for Microsoft will be Barbara Walters :laugh:

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Joseph Zollo

Windows XT

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Hurmoth

I like Windows XT!

Congrats to me and 2000 posts :D

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krmathis

MS Windows 2007.

Or maybe MS Windows LAV (Long Awaited Version) :laugh:

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Hurmoth
...Windows LAV (Long Awaited Version) :laugh:

That's a good one :laugh:

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TrickFinlay2

Windows P.O.S.

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Mister Lamar
Damn Skippy. Comes with free diamond studded platinum Windows Logo necklace!

That's Ghetto

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Cody

Widnows Max? i think there was a rumor a while back that it was going ot be that name

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Daxbash5000

from what i've noticed from the alpha released and leaks of this operating system... they may be dropping the "Windows" product name all together and just going with "Microsoft Longhorn" or something equivilant

:edit: if they call it WindowsMAX i'm officially moving to Linux for everything

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XP_01
:edit: if they call it WindowsMAX i'm officially moving to Linux for everything

lol :p

I think it will be named Windows Millenium 3000 Edition

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antoxicion

i hate the "windows" it's sooooooooooooooooooooooo :angry: :angry:

Microsoft "Insert Name here"

that would be better... i just cant stand "windows" cr@p !

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dotRoot

Well if I'm not mistaken the Windows [year] ie. 2000 and 2003 are for the actual Server OS'. I'd expect it to be a two letter deal though like someone else said.

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Hurmoth

Doors 1.0 :laugh:

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A.K.R.
The whole genX garbage was a marketing term created by advertisers. Besides it's tired. It got to be retarded when they tried to brand the newest generation, "Genaration Y".

Then, how about Windows GZ? (Generation Z)

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A.K.R.

More ideas:

Windows MX

Windows MK

Windows RK

Windows TX

Windows XD

Windows WX

Windows XW

Windows X (They may get inspired by "Windows X"'s online alias)

Just some names right off my head.

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loveless642

I think Windows 6 would be cool, since it actually is version 6, plus it's being released in 2006

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