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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


Is Snow Leopard the new Vista?

Snow Leopard's launch has been plagued by software incompatibility, sluggish performance and a lack of killer features. We're beginning to wonder: is Snow Leopard the new Vista?

By November 9, 2009


Windows 7 compatibility sticker, but not for Netbooks?

Microsoft's attempt to create a universal Windows 7 logo sticker might only lead to more confusion.

By September 30, 2009


Windows 7 buzz may stall Vista

Microsoft is happy to avoid the naysaying it saw with the last operating system. However, all that happy Windows 7 talk has made it harder to convince businesses to move to Vista.

By February 11, 2009


Microsoft: Do give Vista a try

The software maker wants businesses to know that they're "encouraged" to upgrade to Windows Vista from XP, instead of waiting for Windows 7 to be released.

By January 13, 2009