A judge declines to dismiss the suit but rules that each PC buyer has to bring his or her own legal action for potential redress.
In latest court filings, e-mails detail exchanges between Intel and Microsoft--and within Redmond--about concerns over Microsoft's "Vista Capable" program.
Microsoft is meeting with hardware vendors this week, which might prove to be inconvenient timing given a federal judge's imminent ruling.
Microsoft's appeal of class certification is spurned. This mean the class-action suit over the company's marketing techniques--and the discovery that's a big part of the case--can proceed.
A judge has paused a class-action lawsuit against Microsoft over the way it advertised PCs leading up to the release of Windows Vista, pending an appeal.
Class-action suit claims labeling computers as "Vista Capable" in late 2006 misled consumers because many of the machines could run only the most basic version of Vista.
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Microsoft's CEO faces a three-hour deposition in next 30 days in a class action lawsuit over the "Vista Capable" logo program.
As part of a suit over Microsoft's "Vista Capable" logo program, plaintiffs are seeking testimony from the former Windows chief and a number of major PC manufacturers.
Microsoft didn't want to have a two-tiered Vista upgrade program with both Vista Capable and Vista Premium Ready logos, but that's exactly what it got after Intel raised a fuss, and now the software maker is facing legal action.