Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 28th Jun 2007 21:39 UTC, submitted by jayson.knight
Windows Microsoft is simplifying the processes via which its PC-maker partners will be able to provide 'downgrade' rights from Windows Vista to Windows XP for their customers. Microsoft will implement the first of the policy changes for its Gold Certified (top-tier) OEM partners within the next couple of weeks. The company will streamline downgrade-rights policies and procedures for the broader channel somewhat later, said John Ball, general manager of Microsoft's US Systems Group.
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RE[6]: easy button
by jayson.knight on Fri 29th Jun 2007 19:20 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: easy button"
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"Why should hardware vendors be forced to pay for Microsoft's business decisions?"

Are you saying that Microsoft should write their drivers for them? That makes zero sense.

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