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Microsoft shows off early 64-bit Win2K

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Microsoft shows off early 64-bit Win2K

Microsoft demonstrated an early version of its 64-bit version of Windows 2000 at this week’s NetWorld+Interop show in Las Vegas.

A company official said Microsoft wants to ship a first beta of the software sometime this summer, with a final version expected before the end of the year.

The company will continue shipping 32-bit versions of its operating systems for the next decade, officials have said.

Other operating systems being developed for Intel’s 64-bit systems include The Trillian Project’s IA-64 Linux, IBM and The Santa Cruz Operation’s Project Monterey, and Sun Microsystems Inc.’s 64-bit Solaris on Intel port.

More details are available at www.zdnn.com.

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