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Microsoft To Address Laptops With Longhorn

To accomplish this feat, Microsoft is looking at the possibility of a separate user interface that could be instantly accessed for playing back movies, music and other media files. The company is even exploring ways that media files could be accessed without logging into Windows as a way to make the experience more comparable to using consumer electronics devices.

“We’re looking at how to make it really quick,” said Matti Suokko, a business development manager in Microsoft’s mobile PC unit. He made the comments Wednesday during a tablet PC discussion at the Windows Hardware and Engineering Conference (WinHEC) in Seattle.

Read more at ZDNet.