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WinFX in Vista

Saturday 25 March, 2006, 09:49 PM

While most of the preview versions of Windows Vista released to date have included a copy of WinFX, it has been disabled by default. Although WinFX was present on disk, it was necessary to go through an extra step to enable it.

This has caused speculation that the final release of Vista would not include WinFX. Fortunately, it looks like this isn't the case, according to Bill Gates.

As Brian Randell recently reported, Bill Gates and Steve Sinofsky held an open mike question session at the Office 2007 Dev. Con. Brian took the opportunity to ask Microsoft to clarify this issue.

Brian tells us that BillG's response was pretty clear: WinFX will be ON by default in Windows Vista.

Yay! Of course, any other answer would have been pretty disappointing, but Yay nonetheless.

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