Windows Me Hints at Future

Windows Me, the latest product in Microsoft's Windows 95/98 line, is planned for release at the end of June 2000. Microsoft doesn't recommend it for businesses, and its biggest new features—Windows Media Player 7, the Movie Maker digital video editor, and new photo scanning and manipulation features—are aimed squarely at the consumer. However, Windows Me does offer a peek at new technologies for improving reliability, exploiting simplified hardware, and setting up "unmanaged" networks, all of which might interest some corporate customers.

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