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XP is the best OS Microsoft invented Vista is the worst
What is wrong with vista really? I've never used vista but have heard a lot of people saying that they don't like vista because it's not compatible with most software programs amongsts other reasons. I also LOVE my xp home edition, and i won't change it in the medium term. It's too sad that xp production will stop, what's the world coming to? WE WANT FREEDOM OF CHOICE!
Dell is actively promoting a Microsoft licensing loophole to channel partners eager to keep selling PCs installed with Windows XP, after Microsoft's official cut off.
The Dell channel blog is pointing resellers to the loophole in the Windows Vista license that enables business customers to downgrade from the unwanted Windows Vista to its dated, but comfortable and better-supported predecessor.
According to the blog: "Dell can sell what we've branded 'Windows Vista Bonus' which allows us to preinstall XP Professional with a Vista license (on select system categories). This lets customer's upgrade to the Vista platform when they're ready. And yes, Dell will support both OSs."
I don't quite understand. They stopping the shipping of XP for new pc's major manufacturers, but they can "downgrade". However, this has been the case all the time AFAIK. Most new pc's and laptops came out with VISTA by default and if you wanted XP, you needed to pay a downgrade fee.
Or did I miss something?
The little computer shops should still be able to sell you a copy of Vista until the end of the year. I will keep using it as long as I can. Those computers that I don't have a license for will get Ubuntu. Vista is not an option for me. M$ is shooting themselves in the foot by doing this.