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Plus Acer says that Vista is a clever disguise for a Windows price hike

In other potentially unsettling Windows Vista news, top OEM Acer claims that the most basic version of Vista (Home Basic) is so poorly featured that consumers will simply reject it, according to PC Pro.

"The new [Vista] experience you hear of, if you get Basic, you won't feel it at all," said Jim Wong, senior corporate vice president at Acer. "There's no [Aero] graphics, no Media Center, no remote control."

Wong says that part of the problem is that many of the new features that Microsoft have advertised about its upcoming OS are not found in Vista Home Basic, but rather Vista Home Premium, which he calls "the real Vista."
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sorry for my french
thats just g4y from microsoft
why would i wanna get the reg home edition then?
    
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Originally Posted by Marager
sorry for my french
thats just g4y from microsoft
why would i wanna get the reg home edition then?

It's not for us, it's for people who want to word process and cruise the web. M$ is just herding the sheep.
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