The New View Inside Win95

Will you rush out and buy Windows 95 as soon as it hits the stores?

For many people, the answer will depend on whether the much-vaunted operating system is complemented by improved word processors, spreadsheets, and other applications programs. That's a big reason Microsoft Corp. is rolling out new versions of Word, Excel, and its Office suite of programs on Aug. 24, the day Win95 is launched. After using the Word and Excel upgrades for several weeks, I find the enhancements solid and well thought out. But I suspect that most people, particularly corporate information technology managers, will conclude that the improvements by themselves don't quite justify an immediate upgrade to Win95.

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