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Dell offers "Vista bonus" discs


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Dell has issued a subtle dig at Windows Vista, describing the operating system as a "bonus" that comes with Windows XP.

The PC manufacturer is urging customers to take advantage of a "loophole" in the Vista licensing agreement that allows the company to continue selling systems pre-installed with Windows XP even after yesterday's cut-off date.

But instead of referring to it using Microsoft's preferred terminology of "downgrade rights", Dell has branded the scheme "Windows Vista Bonus", implying that it doesn't see XP as a downgrade at all.
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Tricky bastards.
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too right and why not!
VISTA - aye spit at yee with thi last breath!

lol
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They're just pandering to the ignorant......
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This whole "Vista sucks" thing has gone way too far. Almost everyone I talk to about Vista now thinks that it's the most horrible OS ever made. I've been running Vista for a year or two now and haven't had any major issues at all!
 
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Originally Posted by onlycodered View Post
This whole "Vista sucks" thing has gone way too far. Almost everyone I talk to about Vista now thinks that it's the most horrible OS ever made. I've been running Vista for a year or two now and haven't had any major issues at all!
yarly..... they simply don't know and haven't used it before. Let it die already, please.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Valllldondo View Post
too right and why not!
VISTA - aye spit at yee with thi last breath!

lol
YARG! I agree tbh. I beta tested vista from longhorn and it doesn't
deliver on what was promised. they dropped an entire new file system
that was supposed to be implemented, i was disapointed.

Long live XP.
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They're just pandering to the ignorant......
The ignorant do have money.
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Originally Posted by Urufu_Shinjiro View Post
They're just pandering to the ignorant......
It's ignorant to not want to use vista?



No.
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i tried vista ultimate for some time
and i LOVE vista

but i only have 2GB of memory

and i tried to install a game
and surf the web
at the same time

and it was slow

went bak to XP
was intalling BF2142, BF2 and CoD4 and surfing the web while i wait
and it was perfect

i LOVE vista and will use it once i have 4GB
but till then XP

i like vista not coz its better than XP but coz it looks beter than XP, or maybe i am just looking for a change in visuals after soo many years of XP
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