[ubuntu-uk] Dad's Computer - for want of a better subject

Avi Greenbury lists at avi.co
Wed Jun 22 07:59:45 UTC 2011

Jon Reynolds wrote:
> 1. Why on Earth did they choose to put Vista on there??
Perhaps because a new board supposedly means a new install of Windows 
and you're not supposed to be using XP licenses any more. Perhaps 
they're also tired of supporting an OS that's way past end-of-life.

Did you ask them?

> 3. Wouldn't he have needed to buy a new license for Vista or would his
> existing XP license cover him (I somehow doubt it)?

Yeah, he would have needed a new license.


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