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What is up with this???

By technogeek-1995 ·
http://www.dell.com/content/products/features.aspx/winxp_inspndt?c=us&cs=19&l=en&s=dhs&redirect=1

Why are they telling people that they stopped selling Vista?

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They haven't

by rahouseholder In reply to What is up with this???

They just realized how many people still wanted XP and started offering it again.

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Vista Ultimate....

by ---TK--- In reply to What is up with this???

comes with a license to downgrade/install XP Pro... So Dell, is just kinda claiming it as their own idea, and trying to pull a quick one on the general public... At least thats the way it appears to me.

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It's a clever

by Jacky Howe In reply to What is up with this???

marketing ploy designed to sell PC's. They are not telling people that they stopped selling Vista.

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It's called Editorial Licence ...

by OldER Mycroft In reply to What is up with this???

As frequently used on the front pages of tabloid (and sometimes broadsheet) newspapers.

Catchy headlines tend to sell newspapers, even when after reading the boxy copy, you realise that the headlines were misleading.

Nevertheless it attracts your attention and DELL attracted your attention.

Job done.

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It's called Editorial Licence ...

by OldER Mycroft In reply to What is up with this???

As frequently used on the front pages of tabloid (and sometimes broadsheet) newspapers.

Catchy headlines tend to sell newspapers, even when after reading the body copy, you realise that the headlines were misleading.

Nevertheless it attracts your attention and DELL attracted your attention.

Job done.

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So it comes with

by technogeek-1995 In reply to It's called Editorial Lic ...

So it begins with Vista and XP installed, therefore not breaking Microsoft's Rules. Right?

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Not breaking any rules

by shhite In reply to So it comes with

They found a loophole in their contract with Microsoft. You get windows XP with a vista license on the box. Usually comes with both recovery CD's

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