Paul Thurrott has the exclusive:
Sources at the company told me this week that Microsoft will soon delay the release of Windows Vista Beta 2 from December 7, 2005 to sometime in January or February 2006. However, because the Vista development schedule is extremely time constrained, the company will try and make up lost time by eliminating one of the planned release candidate (RC) milestones that were planned for later in the process.
A Microsoft representative told me that the company remains on track for shipping Windows Vista in the second half of 2006.
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