Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 22nd Oct 2009 12:52 UTC
Windows It's October 22 today. A completely random date in the grand scheme of things (we Dutch lost a big naval battle to the Ming dynasty on October 22 1633), but it also happens to be the release date of the newest version of Windows - Windows 7. Since Windows is still the most popular desktop operating system out there, this is pretty big news.
Permalink for comment 390476
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE: Comment by Kroc
by Zifre on Thu 22nd Oct 2009 18:18 UTC in reply to "Comment by Kroc"
Member since:

I believe the idea was that OEMs could choose whether or not to have the ballot screen and what browsers to put in it (e.g. you buy a new computer from Dell and it asks you whether you want IE, Firefox, or Opera).

I can't imagine that the EU would be able to force Microsoft to include other companies' products in its operating system.

Reply Parent Score: 1