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Microsoft Set to Debut Windows Automotive 4.2
 Date: April 23, 2003 13:23
 Submitted by:  JeffX
 Source: http://www.caranddriver.com/xp/Caranddriver/dai/2003/april/20030423_dai_microsoft.xml
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Greg Mirchevsky sent me this link to an article on CarAndDriver.com. Here are some excerpts:

Microsoft will launch its latest Windows operating system for automobiles next week in Europe, the Associated Press reports.
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Microsoft said eight auto manufacturers and some of their suppliers are already working on navigation, safety and entertainment systems that will use the new software, which is called Windows Automotive 4.2.

To date, automakers using Windows automotive technology are BMW, Fiat, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Toyota, Volvo, Honda and Citroen, the story said.


I can't wait to experience the Blue Screen of Death in my own car! This is great, but how do you do the Three Finger Salute ( < CTRL > < ALT > < DEL > )?? Will dealers be responsible for installing service packs? Sorry, that was the low hanging fruit...

Read the whole article at CarAndDriver.com


Last edited by JeffX on April 23, 2003 14:30

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04-23-2003 17:57
Some Clarifications   (Score: 1, Normal)
Acura_driver
04-23-2003 18:22
more clarifications (Re: Some Clarifications)   (Score: 1, Normal)
JeffX
04-24-2003 09:56
Re: more clarifications (Some Clarifications)   (Score: 1, Normal)
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04-24-2003 13:52
Re: more clarifications (Some Clarifications)   (Score: 1, Normal)
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04-24-2003 14:30
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Chris_pnoy
04-24-2003 21:27
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96civicEX
04-25-2003 09:55
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04-25-2003 19:16
Re: Some Clarifications   (Score: 1, Normal)
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04-24-2003 17:59
Microsoft Crash   (Score: 1, Normal)
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04-24-2003 15:42
And how much trouble was the Radio?   (Score: 1, Normal)
MrChad
04-23-2003 14:16
Jeff is right!   (Score: 1, Normal)
98CivicHX
04-24-2003 15:04
Re: Jeff is right!   (Score: 1, Normal)
GhettoMax
04-24-2003 12:13
Better get a firewall there...   (Score: 1, Normal)
TonyEX
04-23-2003 22:59
i was hoping apple too   (Score: 1, Normal)
meth31783
04-23-2003 22:31
I had my hopes up for a Mac OS   (Score: 1, Normal)
San Marino Red
04-23-2003 21:51
Oh great, now my car will crash daily, too!   (Score: 1, Normal)
TheDuck
04-23-2003 16:47
How about Linux   (Score: 1, Normal)
GTR
04-23-2003 18:20
Re: How about Linux   (Score: 1, Normal)
mayonaise
04-23-2003 15:30
Somebody gotta do it....   (Score: 1, Normal)
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04-23-2003 15:08
Microsoft in my car... ugh   (Score: 1, Normal)
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