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#153843 - 20th Apr 2007 11:09pm Dell To Offer Windows XP Again
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Responding to customer demand Dell has restarted selling new PCs with Windows XP installed on them.

The decision reverses a policy begun in January that meant Windows Vista was the only operating system available on almost all new home machines.

The change came after Dell's feedback site was swamped with calls for the return of the venerable software.

Now customers can opt for the Home or Professional version of XP on six models of Dell machines.

Tis a quality decision by Dell, no way would I want to jump to Vista yet if I were buying a new PC.

A lot of Dell's customer base will be semi-professionals, who will realise the benefit's of using the more mature and stable Windows XP rather the new and fairly untested Windows Vista.

Its not only a good move by Dell, but it just goes to show that consumer power can sometimes influence major corporate decisions.

On a sidenote, is that boring enough for you aceritz grin

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#153893 - 21st Apr 2007 1:26pm Re: Dell To Offer Windows XP Again [Re: MattLFC]
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Kick in the Bollox for Vista thumbsup

Again, its just not ready for deployment,
just like previous software, i think we have all learned
from experience now smile

They say it's probably the last operating system,
so i can wait for service pack 2 lol...
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#154057 - 25th Apr 2007 12:08am Re: Dell To Offer Windows XP Again [Re: Mark]
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i hate vista man it crashes over nothing!

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#154058 - 25th Apr 2007 12:15am Re: Dell To Offer Windows XP Again [Re: txt3rob]
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Lmao get rid then and go back to XP. Even if its only until Vista is a bit more stable in like 2008 haha!

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