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Re: Awesome Laptop/netbook buying BARGAINS for Linux users RIGHT NOW !! Thanks Microsoft!

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____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Tuesday 28 April 2009 11:14 : \____

> After takin' a swig o' grog, Terry Porter belched out
>   this bit o' wisdom:
>> The other types of machines they seem to be dumping are the earlier XP
>> netbooks which have no chance of running Vista.
>> See this screenshot, taken today:
>> http://test.portertech.org/eeepc900-xp-99dollars.jpg
>> In any event, they are just dumping them as my screencaptures taken today
>> show.
>> How about this one ? It's a dual core HP with a 15" Briteview screen, 1GB
>> ram, 120GB hard drive and WiFi etc.
>> http://test.portertech.org/presario-xp-99dollars.jpg
>> I guess the situation will be the same in the USA, where few retailers have
>> heard of Linux, and as far as theyre concerned, this type of machine is now
>> dead stock.
> What's next for Windows XP?  Yard sales?

Dumpster diving.


> I'm sure all the hardware vendors appreciate Microsoft for this one.

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