[News] [Rival] Windows Vista Sales + Windows Vista Upgrades = Windows XP

[News] [Rival] Windows Vista Sales + Windows Vista Upgrades = Windows XP

Post by Roy Schest » Tue, 15 Apr 2008 12:38:47


Vista downgrading: What are your rights?

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| Talk about a catch 22. Did you know that in order to be allowed to downgrade
| Vista to XP on a new computer, Microsoft expects you to have one of the more
| expensive editions of Windows Vista that most OEMs don even put on their
| machines. It true. Have a look at this official Microsoft one-sheet
| explaining the intricacies of downgrading from Vista that come bundled with
| a new PC.
|
| You have to add $180 to the price of a Dell Inspiron 530 in order to have
| the right to use XP instead of Vista.
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http://www.yqcomputer.com/

As Rex Ballard stressed many times, Microsoft is conveniently miscounting XP
('downgrades') as Vista sales. Everything to hype up Vista....


Related:

Windows Vista: Sold but not deployed

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| Microsoft says it remains happy with enterprise sales of Vista -- however,
| the software behemoth acknowledges that many businesses which have bought
| Vista licences are yet to deploy the software.
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http://www.yqcomputer.com/ ,130061733,339284495,00.htm


Acer: PC industry 'disappointed' with Vista

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| Acer president Gianfranco Lanci became the first major PC manufacturer to
| openly attack Microsoft over the Windows Vista operating system in the
| Financial Times Deutschland on Monday.
|
| Lanci said the operating system was riddled with problems and gave users and
| businesses no reason to buy a new PC, according to the report. Taiwan-based
| Acer is the world's fourth-largest PC manufacturer, after HP, Dell and
| Lenovo.
|
| "The whole industry is disappointed with Windows Vista," Lanci said.
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http://www.yqcomputer.com/
 
 
 

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