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Photo Gallery: Installing the Vista beta

Windows Code Name: Longhorn The old Longhorn codename isn't gone yet. The first clue you get that you're getting somewhere is this back and white Longhorn startup page. The empty bar underneath the word "Longhorn" is a progress bar that gives you some feedback that something is happening. But, the whirring the CD/DVD drive is a good sign too. (See Microsoft Vistulations blog for ongoing Vista coverage and beta test results.)

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Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the ...