Advertisement It’s officially WindowsVista by James Kendrick Jul 22, 2005 - 7:30 AM PST 1 Comment Microsoft announced the official name of the next version of the Windows operating system, WindowsVista. Here’s the video of the announcement: Advertisement Watch the WindowsVista naming announcement. Advertisement Advertisement 1 Comment Michael July 22nd, 2005 Vista: A distant view or prospect, especially one seen through an opening, as between rows of buildings or trees. (Dictionary.com) Hmm…like the distant prospect of it being released in my lifetime, or the distant prospect of it working? haha ;) Comments are closed.