Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 12th Jun 2007 19:46 UTC, submitted by Dale Smoker
Legal Internet search leader Google is trying to convince federal and state authorities that Microsoft's Vista operating system is stifling competition as the high-tech heavyweights wrestle for the allegiance of personal computer users. In a 49-page document filed April 18 with the U.S. Justice Department and state attorneys general, Google alleged that the latest version of Microsoft's Windows operating system impairs the performance of 'desktop search' programs that find data stored on a computer's hard drive. Besides bogging down competing programs, Google alleged Microsoft had made it too complicated to turn off the desktop search feature built into Vista.
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RE[4]: hmmm
by BluenoseJake on Tue 12th Jun 2007 22:52 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: hmmm"
BluenoseJake
Member since:
2005-08-11

Format your comp and put something else on it, and if you build your own, or order a computer with no OS on it, then you don't have to buy it either.

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RE[5]: hmmm
by dcwrwrfhndz on Tue 12th Jun 2007 23:09 in reply to "RE[4]: hmmm"
dcwrwrfhndz Member since:
2006-05-26

Thank you, done yet. Since 1995.
Anyway if I would like to buy a laptop I'm almost forced to buy a ms os.

Edited 2007-06-12 23:11

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RE[6]: hmmm
by BluenoseJake on Wed 13th Jun 2007 00:49 in reply to "RE[5]: hmmm"
BluenoseJake Member since:
2005-08-11

or OS X

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RE[7]: hmmm
by rezzonico on Wed 13th Jun 2007 20:46 in reply to "RE[5]: hmmm"
rezzonico Member since:
2007-06-13

With the difference that OS X could be a choice, while vista/xp isn't.

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