Contrary to our previous thoughts, and indicating websites, it looks like the consumer level Windows Vista OS will be delayed until January 2007. Good news is that business customers should be receiving the new OS as expected in November of this year. Microsoft plans to release six versions of the new OS: two for business, three for consumers, and one for emerging markets. The names of these products will be: Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Ultimate and Windows Vista Starter.
Microsoft Delays Vista till 2007 for Consumers [Pocket-lint]