New IE, Media Player Features Expected to Debut in Windows Vista Refresh


Microsoft is poised to release to testers the second Community Technology Preview (CTP) release of Windows Vista, paving the way for a second full-fledged beta, which is now expected in December.

Among the new features which could find their way into the updated build are a number of Internet Explorer 7.0 enhancements; the resurrected "Sidebar" task pane; Windows Media Player 11.0; and new networking functionality.

Robert McLaws, president of Interscape Technologies, said that Microsoft released CTP 2 of Vista on Thursday night. - New IE, Media Player Features Expected to Debut in Windows Vista Refresh

Linked by shanmuga Friday, 14th October 2005 10:10PM