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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How about allowing
by mmu_man on Thu 28th Jun 2007 23:33 UTC
mmu_man
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2006-09-30

people to upgrade to a better OS ? (by waiving their crappy oh-so secret OEM contract terms and letting them ship without windows)

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RE: How about allowing
by sappyvcv on Fri 29th Jun 2007 12:27 in reply to "How about allowing"
sappyvcv Member since:
2005-07-06

They can. Get with the times.

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