Roy Schestowitz wrote:
> Acer: Vista Home Basic is a lemon
> ,----[ Quote ]
> | Microsoft is effectively smuggling through a price hike for Windows
> | Vista - by making the entry-level version so poor that no-one will
> | want to use it. So says Jim Wong, senior veep at Acer, the world's
> | number four PC maker, who told UK hack Jon Honeyball: "The new
> | [Vista] experience you hear of, if you get Basic, you won't feel
> | it at all. There's no [Aero] graphics, no Media Center, no
> | remote control."
Packaging something as y when its x can be prosecuted
under consumer protection laws.
It may just be that vista homo edition is just
windope expee homo edition with sp3.
> This was said before, but this time it comes from a system builder which
> has been feeling cozy with Microsoft for a long time.
> No virtualisation permitted with Basic either... it's all about money
> extraction and piracy control really squeezes that goose.