Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 3rd Apr 2008 22:40 UTC
Windows Microsoft will shutter its Windows XP line June 30, as planned, ceasing sales of Windows XP Professional and Windows XP Home to retailers and direct OEMs, Microsoft confirmed to eWEEK April 3. The statement from Redmond executives ends weeks of speculation that Microsoft would extend the life of the operating system as users turn up their nose at Vista, the operating system meant to supplant XP, and OEMs argue lighter versions of desktops and notebooks don't have the juice to run Vista.
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RE[2]: Not quite
by zugu on Fri 4th Apr 2008 14:11 UTC in reply to "RE: Not quite"
zugu
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2007-08-28

That's because you probably invested enough time and effort to make sure that your hardware plays well with Linux, to research, to learn, and you're now enjoying the fruits of your spent time and effort.

What I'm saying here is that most people cannot be bothered to invest time and effort in such endeavors because they have things to do that they consider more important. And Windows does exactly what they need it to do with minimal investment. It's CONVENIENT.

Linux is free as long as your time values nothing.

Also, if Linux works for you it doesn't mean it works for everyone.

Edited 2008-04-04 14:15 UTC

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