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What is up with this???

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What is up with this???

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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rahouseholder

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

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---TK---

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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Jacky Howe

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

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OldER Mycroft

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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OldER Mycroft

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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technogeek-1995

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

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shhite

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