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Dell brings back XP on home systems April 19, 2007 After adding it back as an option for small businesses, direct seller offers older OS on consumer machines in response to demand.
The XP alternative for Vista PCs September 21, 2007 Microsoft is quietly telling PC makers they can offer a Windows XP "downgrade" to customers buying systems preloaded with Vista.Image: Lenovo's XP 'downgrade' program
Dell picks Ubuntu for Linux PCs May 1, 2007 Computer maker is trying a second time to sell Linux PCs and has chosen Canonical's Ubuntu to supply the operating system.
Linux fans ready to burn rubber May 24, 2007 The open-source operating system makes headway with Windows stalwart Dell and gets set for a high-speed plug this weekend.
Vista winds its way to market November 10, 2006 The release of the Windows update to computer makers is just the start of a long process to get it on shelves and in PCs.
Windows Live gets a LifeCam June 13, 2006 New Webcam line designed for Microsoft's Windows Live Messenger seeks to make video calling commonplace. Photos: Webcams shoot the Messenger
Virtualization bolsters Dell worldview April 5, 2006 CTO Kevin Kettler touts the technology as a big improvement, saying it extends Dell's "building block" approach. Photos: Dell CTO pushes virtualization
PC buyers aim to cut the 'crapware' April 26, 2007 Following the lead of businesses, some consumers are wiping their systems clean and starting over, but it's not always easy.
DVD dispute burns at PC makers September 29, 2005 Dell, Hewlett-Packard assail Intel, Microsoft, which have lined up in the opposite next-generation format camp.
PC makers climb onboard with Vista January 30, 2007 As expected, the PC industry is ready with new Vista computers after years of delays. But the immediate impact on the PC market could be muted.
Who wants or needs 64 bits? March 6, 2006 Desktops with 64-bit processors have been available for two years, but you could still be first on your block to get one.
Week in review: Big boys get busy May 26, 2006 Microsoft showed us more of its vision of Vista, while Google, Dell, Yahoo and eBay continued jockeying for advantage.
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