Microsoft’s Zune incompatible with Windows Vista

“Apparently, Microsoft has been so focused on getting Zune out the door in time for the mad holiday rush that it hasn’t gotten around to supporting the player under its next-generation operating system,” AppleInsider reports.

“‘This operating system is currently not supported by Zune,’ reads an error message when trying to install Zune software on the latest versions of Microsoft’s own Windows Vista operating system,” AppleInsider reports.

AppleInsider reports, “In an official Zune support document, Microsoft, which will begin selling Vista to business customers in two weeks, confirms that the system ‘is not supported at this time.'”

Full article with links and screenshots here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “ChrissyOne” for the heads up.]
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59 Comments

  1. Sux for everyone who go their free Zune on Ellen Degeneres Show.

    That about 200 Unhappy customers right there.

    They shoulda went Ipod. At least it supported by most OX Panther, Tiger, XP, 2000.

    Zune, U’ra Loser!!!!

    I saw the player up in person at walmart. Wow, need about 500 of them Brown zunes to resurface my front porch, and some mortar cament from Hom Depot.

    They look better than the Actual brick.

  2. on an earlier thread, “swordmaker” said that as of 4:00 pm today, his local “circuit city” had not sold one zune!!

    anyone else have some 1st day sales info??

    MDN, could you find that info, I think that would be interesting

  3. Hey, JON!

    Vista IS, I repeat, IS released, you dumbass! Now that Redmond has officially handed off its new baby into the manufacturing channels, it is out of their hands and only weeks away from their customers! It is not “modifiable” as of this moment, so it has SHIPPED, moron!

    Of course, what the above shocking piece of news portends is that Vista ALREADY needs the first patch of its illustrious life . . . and the shrinkwrap is not even off the box!

    Gawd, how incompetent can Ballmer and the Boys in Redmond be?

    (Reality Check, JON: Apple will release the Video iPod in January, most likely. What’s your bet that it will work with Leopard?)

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