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Date: 2008feb8
OS: Windows

Q.  Vista, ME, etc!  What are the non-marketing name for Windows?

A.  Windows does not use those names internally.  It uses
sensible numbers.

Version Number			Marketing Name
--------------			--------------

Windows 1			Windows 1.x
Windows 2			Windows 2.x
Windows 3			Windows 3.x
Windows 4			Windows NT/95/98/ME
Windows 5			Windows 2000
Windows 5.1			Windows XP
Windows 5.2			Windows 2003
Windows 6			Windows Vista
Windows 6.1			Windows 7
Windows ???			Windows 8

These are the numbers given by the GetVersionEx() Windows function.

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