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

Avi Greenbury lists at avi.co
Wed Jun 22 08:16:50 UTC 2011

Sean Miller wrote:
> On 22 June 2011 08:59, Avi Greenbury<lists at avi.co>  wrote:
>> 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.
> You sure about that?

Nope :)

I thought when pressed for a definition, MS decreed that the part of the 
computer the license was tied to was the motherboard, but I've never had 
cause to find out for sure.


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