Thursday, July 17, 2008

XP: How to continue getting it after the June cutoff

There have been quite a few articles in the media about XP and people's desire to keep using it rather than moving on to Vista. Microsoft announced XP Support for 6 more years and companies such as Dell and HP announced they would make XP available after the June 30th deadline.

Well now PC World Australia has put it to the test. They actually went to nine US PC manufacturers to see what it would take to get a PC from them with Windows XP preinstalled: What does it take to get a PC with XP?

The article is loaded with great information. It will save you gobs of time when trying to get your favorite hardware bundled with XP. It will also help you cut through all the misinformation you are likely to get from various customer support reps.

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