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'Vista capable' suit no longer class action

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.

By February 18, 2009


More dirt in 'Vista Capable' lawsuit

In latest court filings, e-mails detail exchanges between Intel and Microsoft--and within Redmond--about concerns over Microsoft's "Vista Capable" program.

By November 14, 2008


More 'Vista Capable' dirt could leak this week

Microsoft is meeting with hardware vendors this week, which might prove to be inconvenient timing given a federal judge's imminent ruling.

By November 5, 2008


Report: 'Vista capable' lawsuit can move forward

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.

By April 22, 2008


Discovery on hold in 'Vista capable' lawsuit

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.

By April 8, 2008


Judge OKs suit over 'Vista Capable'

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.

By February 23, 2008


Judge orders Ballmer to testify in Vista suit

Microsoft's CEO faces a three-hour deposition in next 30 days in a class action lawsuit over the "Vista Capable" logo program.

By November 21, 2008


Allchin, computer makers subpoenaed

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.

By March 25, 2008


Nvidia to blame for many early Vista crashes

Among the nuggets in the suit over Microsoft's "Vista Capable" logo program are some stats that show whose drivers were at fault in reported crashes. Nvidia errors accounted for nearly 30 percent of crashes.

By March 28, 2008


Microsoft e-mails detail Vista woes

As part of a class-action suit over the Windows Vista Capable logo program, internal Microsoft e-mails have surfaced outlining a variety of problems encountered by both the software maker and customers who tried to upgrade their operating system.

By February 28, 2008