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Does Microsoft Have Something Against 64-Bit Processors?
More cracks appear in the Wintel duolith, as Linux appears to be the first OS “ready for prime time” on Intel’s 64-bit “Itanium” processor. Despite Microsoft’s

64 bit os  Microsoft Have Something Against 64-Bit Processors? Event Summary February 16, 2000 [Sm@rt Reseller & ZDNet News] Linux: Itanium's Great 64-Bit Hope? Microsoft now is expecting Whistler Beta 2 to be its first IA-64 offering. Through a strange set of converging circumstances, Linux could end up as the preeminent operating system for Intel's 64-bit Itanium chip, due in the second half of this year. Microsoft is holding to the party line that it will have a 64-bit Windows release ready to ship once Intel

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