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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easy button
by poundsmack on Thu 28th Jun 2007 22:09 UTC
poundsmack
Member since:
2005-07-13

reading this made me think of one thing. remember those comercials where they had this big red button that was teh "easy" button? you just presed it and everythign would work?

I can just imagine an aplication crashing in vista and this "easy" button pops up and u can click on it and *poof* the box is now an xp machine. ;)

(2 clicks though....sudden death)....(or a BSoD)

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RE: easy button
by flojlg on Thu 28th Jun 2007 22:23 in reply to "easy button"
flojlg Member since:
2007-01-11

yes like in LOST they had the key, they knew how to use it but...
Is it somehow a late confession on the vista quality?
Of course not I was joking, 5 years of intense work cannot finish like this.....lol

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RE[2]: easy button
by linumax on Fri 29th Jun 2007 01:05 in reply to "RE: easy button"
linumax Member since:
2007-02-07

"Is it somehow a late confession on the vista quality? "

How about lack of compatible applications? or unavailability of drivers? Not everything is Vista's fault.

Edited 2007-06-29 01:08

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