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Old 02-08-2005, 09:32 PM   #1
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I am not sure if this is true(I even doubt it) but my friend(who is not know for lying much) told me that microsoft is planning to run Longhorn on their PC edition xbox which is suppose to come out with the arrival of Longhorn a year after xbox 2.

If any one has any info on this matter please reply. THANK YOU.
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Old 02-08-2005, 09:34 PM   #2
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Whatever.... Microsoft sucks, everything they do is shit, and they are dumbasses with monopolisitic views on the world. Linux will destroy them (if I don't first)
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This is possible, but may limit sales to younger buyers. They will probably question the reliability of longhorn and wish that it was XP or windows 2000.
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Old 02-08-2005, 09:38 PM   #4
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I see that AMD ZEN has personal issues with Microsoft(not that I dont). But the question is do you think it is likely.

P.S. what type of Linux do you run Zen
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c'mon... computing wouldn't be nearly the same without microsoft, and it is by far the market leader which says something. I'm not saying there not flawless (f**cking SP2!) I think they are all overcapitalist as well. but lets face it, the world of computers is theres. you can have a linux, but linux is gonna have to do something big to overtake microsoft, also linux isn't nearly as user-friendly which a lot of people don't like. In the end microsoft will prevail and i honestly don't think theres anything anyone can do about it. i'm not a microsoft fanboy or anything i'm just reading it the way it is.

cheeseman222 (oh yeah, if longhorn does run on xbox 2 along with all the other things there putting into them and ps3's i think there are gonna be atleast $500 which is a bit to expensive for lots of people, they should rethink some of this)
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#1 ps2 when it first came out was 400 dollars and everyone bought them.
#2 ps3 is not coming out for a looooong tiiiiimeeee
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I have heard that the xbxo 2 will have its own version of longhorn, i'm positive it will, but only the pc version!!
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ps3 will be out be xmas this year. Who said it wont be coming out for a long time...gotta read a bit my man.
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but if ps3's are gonna have 4.0 ghz chips that gonna cost a ton to make, i think if they settled for 3 ghz and a cheaper ps3 that would be smarter, and also are these "gaming" consoles, why do they even need os's?

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The Xbox2 With longhorn is going to be their PC edition. it need an OS because it will not only be a gaming console but a media center.
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Xbox 2 (Xbox Next) (Xenon) is rumored to be realeased at the end of 2005

What is Longhorn?

Xbox Pwns Ps2
Ps3 will suk

But Xbox Next Pc edition will cost ALOT and wont come out until long after Xbox Next or Xbox Next Hd
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Whatever.... Microsoft sucks, everything they do is shit, and they are dumbasses with monopolisitic views on the world. Linux will destroy them (if I don't first)
Well, Microsoft isn't THAT bad. You have to give them credit for something good atleast.
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Microsoft are great but dodgy and selffish and other stuff i saw a pic of the possible ps3 meh really its ok the Xbox 360 design looks nice

News(not that amazing) : Microsoft newest name for the 'Xbox 2' is the 'Xbox 360'
Is Microsoft onto something or are they just running in circles
(omg sooooooooooooooooooooooooooo cheezy i just had to put that in
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Its most likely that the Xbox 2 will be running something like Longhorn MediaCenter.

There is three varients of an Xbox 2 the top of the line model is simular to a PC in capabilities.

As for why people hate Microsoft? I dont know. Microsoft makes some very good products. People who cant see that are blind.
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xbox 2 wont have longhorn because longhorn cost like 300 pound and xbox2 will be like 500pound with it on now what is the point in that.
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It wont have longhorn, it will have a much more basic version!!! With less advanced features!!
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ps3 will be out be xmas this year. Who said it wont be coming out for a long time...gotta read a bit my man.
The PS3 will not be out in 2005. You might want to read a little. Either that or dont believe everything you hear from your buddies. It will be out in Japan around the summer of 2006 and in the fall here in the states.
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Dude every console has an OS
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Xbox 2 (Xbox Next) (Xenon) is rumored to be realeased at the end of 2005

What is Longhorn?

Xbox Pwns Ps2
Ps3 will suk

But Xbox Next Pc edition will cost ALOT and wont come out until long after Xbox Next or Xbox Next Hd

PS3's will suck???no i dont think so

XBOX Pwns PS2? ahahahhaha your funny but no they dont PS2 is the best as of right now...they have much more games over 1000 titles that will play on it more like 2000 but im not sure on that. they can play dvd's without needing to by extra components, they dont weigh enough to give you a coma if it falls on ur head, the controllers arent huge ass things that some kids cant use because they are huge, their on-line gameplay lags while not all the time it still does. PS2 is the man
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money_man, you are the biggest idiot i have ever seen when reguarding the ps3 vs xbox. I own both and have both on the internet and i can say ps2 lags 24/7 and the system for gaming SUCkS, xbox owns it. It only lags if you go onto a 10year old hosts server running a 16man halo 2 game on a idsn line

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