Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 18th Nov 2005 20:04 UTC
Windows A major UK retail store and three of the largest PC vendors worldwide still have no plans to sell the version of Microsoft Windows that does not contain its media player, five months after the version was released. Microsoft started offering Windows XP N, a version of Windows without a bundled media player, in June of this year to comply with last year's antitrust ruling by the European Commission.
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No Demand?
by MechaShiva on Fri 18th Nov 2005 20:30 UTC
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2005-07-06

Ok, now really. XP is almost 4 years old. Almost all new PCs come with XP preinstalled. How many people are actuall going out and buying a retail version of windows these days? I'd imagine there is very little 'demand' for windows itself these days.

If I were going out and buying a retail version of WinXP, I would demand Media player be removed but I guess that doesn't count.

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