UPDATED: A Yankee Group report published today predicts imminent doom for anti- makers with the release of Windows Vista. But don’t plan a funeral for WebRoot and Ad-Aware just yet. First, has to sell the darned operating system.

Microsoft (Quote, Chart)still has not spelled out the system requirements for Windows Vista, with less than a year to go before its release.

But Andrew Jaquith, program manager for solutions and services at The Yankee Group, and author of the report, said he expects Vista will require 1GB of memory or more, a Pentium 4 processor and a 128MB video card.

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