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PC has name I didn't give it


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GypsyJana

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Hello you wonderful people,
I am back dumbfounded as usual. I got the EVEREST home edition just to check out my system. Under Operating System, then on the side it has a OS code name, which is "WHISTLER", and I have never named it anything like that, nor all the time I have had this pc have I seen that anywhere? ANY IDEAS? Thanks for reading Gypsy
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Major Payne

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Micro$oft Code Names

Scroll down for Whistler info.

Ron

Related:
Microsoft Delivers First Beta Release of Next Version of Windows, Code-Named "Whistler"

Edited by Major Payne, 31 December 2007 - 07:21 AM.

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GypsyJana

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Well I read the link that you gave me, but uh, do I have to have that on my pc? How can they (micrososft) just do that? I still don't understand. Thank you Gypsy
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What version of Everest are you using? I don't think that info is on your system, I think Everest is adding it, basically tourist information.

I have Everest Home Edition 2.20.405 and that info does not appear in the Operating System section.

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This is normal behaviour, please don't worry about it.

"Whistler" was the internal Microsoft codename for Windows XP. Everest knows that XP's working name was Whistler. That's all its telling you.
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If you want to check against Everest, I suggest using Belarc Advisor. Free to use and provides better information.

Ron
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