Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 17th Sep 2007 15:17 UTC, submitted by Rahul
Legal Microsoft suffered a stunning defeat on Monday when a European Union court backed a European Commission ruling that the US software giant illegally abused its market power to crush competitors. The European Union's second-highest court dismissed the company's appeal on all substantive points of the 2004 antitrustruling. The court said Microsoft, the world's largest software maker, was unjustified in tying new applications to its Windows operating system in a way that harmed consumer choice. The verdict, which may be appealed only on points of law and not of fact, could force Microsoft to change its business practices.
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RE[6]: As you might expect
by google_ninja on Mon 17th Sep 2007 16:56 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: As you might expect"
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Kroc says you cannot remove alot of bundled apps. That link brings you to a page which allows you to remove the bundled apps you supposedly cannot remove.

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RE[7]: As you might expect
by Havin_it on Mon 17th Sep 2007 21:15 in reply to "RE[6]: As you might expect"
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Use of vlite or nlite is prohibited by the relevant EULAs so no, within the scope of this discussion, you can't.

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