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[News] Europe to Get Different 'Vista'

  • Subject: [News] Europe to Get Different 'Vista'
  • From: "Roy Schestowitz" <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: 1 Dec 2006 01:34:34 -0800
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Europe gets an extra version of Vista

,----[ Quote ]
| When Microsoft Corp. releases Windows Vista to business customers
| in Europe on Thursday, it will be offering an extra version of the
| OS to comply with the European Commission's antitrust ruling
| against the company.


This in addition to have features disabled in most cases (not


Windows Vista pricing favors PC upgrades

,----[ Quote ]
| For consumers, Vista Home Basic does exactly what it says on the box
| you get the an OS, browser, search and parental controls but no sexy
| Aero interface and no Windows Media Center (for watching and
| all those episodes of CSI: Miami, hooking up the Xbox 360, and
| viewing photos). Those little gems are reserved for users of Vista
| Home Premium, while Ultimate gives you all this plus additional power
| features from the business products like BitLocker encryption,
| for domain group policy, and advanced and simplified networking.


The Problem With Five Versions of Windows Vista

,----[ Conclusion ]
| January 30th may be the day that Vista is released, but it could
| also be  the day that hordes of Windows users make the move over
| to Linux.


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