Microsoft [MSFT] Windows 7 isn’t due out until the 22nd of October, Ars Technica are reporting that details have been revealed of Windows 8 that it will come with 128-bit support.
The information was found on the LinkedIn profile of Robert Morgan who is a senior research and development engineer at Microsoft, the information has now been removed from his profile.
Working in high security department for research and development involving strategic planning for medium and longterm projects. Research & Development projects including 128bit architecture compatibility with the Windows 8 kernel and Windows 9 project plan. Forming relationships with major partners: Intel, AMD, HP, and IBM.
Robert Morgan is working to get IA-128 working backwards with full binary compatibility on the existing IA-64 instructions in the hardware simulation to work for Windows 8 and definitely Windows 9.
Head on over to Ars Technica for more details.
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