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Alternative Windows Vista names
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Published on 07/25/2005
 
Microsoft obviously had a shortlist of names to choose for naming Longhorn.

Alternative Windows Vista names

Rumor has it that the name Windows Vista was picked from a narrowed selection of 4 possible names. But there may be more. So far the known names are:

  • Windows Vista
  • Windows Seven
  • Windows View
  • Windows Ruby

Microsoft also registered the following:

  • Windows 06
  • Windows 07
  • Windows Sapphire
  • Windows Emerald