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Leopard vs Vista: operating systems compared

In pictures: Mac OS X 10.5 vs Windows Vista

Whenever Apple rolls out a new release of its Mac OS X operating system, it always seems to cram in a few useful applications and interface features that eventually force their way into Windows. Now Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard is here, let's look through its key features and see how Windows Vista measures up.

XP's multiple desktop PowerToy

power toy

Vista doesn't include a built-in multiple-desktop manager, although plenty of free ones are available for Windows. For XP, Microsoft built a PowerToy that let users manage four virtual desktops. Microsoft hasn't yet released anything similar for Vista.


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