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ComputerWorld: Microsoft to ship NT-based thin-client software

Sep 29, 1999, 16:37 (10 Talkback[s])
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"Microsoft Corp. today announced that early next year it will ship a 'professional' version of its Windows-based Terminal line of thin-client software.

The professional version, which will be based on Windows NT 4.0 Embedded, is a leaner version of the company's network operating system and runs on only 12M bytes of memory. Windows-based terminals are intended for single-task workers and niche applications such as retail cash registers. Current versions of the terminals run on Windows CE, which has more limited functionality than Windows NT. The NT-based terminals will run streaming media and a full version of Internet Explorer 5.0..."

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