Vista's Many Turnoffs

Microsoft's new OS has a surprising answer to the question, How many geeks does it take to shut down a computer?

How many ways should you be able to shut off a laptop? How about nine? Microsoft's long-awaited Vista operating system, launched for business customers on Nov. 30, includes that many options, according to programmers familiar with the software. That's two shortcut icons and a shut-down menu with a full seven options.

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