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Windows Vista Will Anyone Be Able to Afford it

by jchandler15 / January 31, 2006 4:58 AM PST

If Windows Vista is going to be as good as it is then surely bundled systems with vista on won't come cheap i mean all the graphics power must add to this even more

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XP
by AndyInTN / January 31, 2006 6:22 AM PST

Can anyone afford the full version of Windows XP Pro? FULL version.

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7 different versions??
by barret55 / February 6, 2006 11:12 PM PST

Thats' just dumb. Why is Microsoft making SO many different iterations of Vista? Is there REALLY a need for so many different versions? Things were bad enough when they had 4 different versions of Windows 2000 ... *sigh*

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There's ALWAYS been too many Windows editions
by mwrisner / February 7, 2006 4:00 AM PST
In reply to: 7 different versions??

Let's see:

Windows XP Starter
Windows XP Home
Windows XP Home/Pro N (EU versions)
Windows XP Professional
Windows XP Professional x64
Windows XP Media Center Edition
Windows XP Tablet PC Edition

Like XP, some of the Vista editions will be OEM only.

And I totally agree ... Microsoft issues too many editions of Windows to track.

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Thanks
by barret55 / February 7, 2006 5:18 AM PST

for pointing that out. I had forgotten the many iterations of Windows XP too. Why can't they just make a "server" edition and a "client" edition?

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Amen!!
by mwrisner / February 7, 2006 9:47 AM PST
In reply to: Thanks

You said it! Erase complexity with simplicity!

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Windows Vista Product Editions
by AndyInTN / February 7, 2006 8:05 AM PST
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