RunAsRadio 782: What Happened to Windows 10X with Paul Thurrott

Posted on June 30, 2021 by Paul Thurrott in Windows 10X with 4 Comments

What happened to Windows 10X? Richard chats with Paul Thurrott about the ongoing saga at Microsoft to create a lighter version of Windows that can compete with iOS and ChromeOS. Paul talks about various incarnations along the way, including Windows ARM and Windows 10S – Windows 10X is just the latest victim of an extremely challenging problem. Windows has always been about maintaining backward compatibility – but does that still make sense today? What are we willing to do to increase security and reduce complexity?

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4 responses to “RunAsRadio 782: What Happened to Windows 10X with Paul Thurrott”

  1. iantrem

    Did Richard mention how he was getting on with his "History of .Net" book? His talks about it were really interesting and he mentioned at least once that they were based on a book he was hoping to write so wondered if it was still a thing?