Windows 7 may not be the solution for the troubled Microsoft

Posted by DaMan on Mar 11, 2009 2:09 PM EDT
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Microsoft who is already suffering from Netbook makers using the older Windows XP & custom-made distros of Linux, probably won ’t find a remedy with their upcoming Windows 7.

MS is planning to offer several editions of Windows 7 for Netbooks. As several specialists/analysts from Gartner & the PC industry stated "this would not be a wise decision".

"That upgrade’s going to be tough for a bunch of reasons. Microsoft has to figure out: What’s their strategy?” Intel Chief Executive Officer Paul Otellini said at an investor conference in San Francisco last week.

Microsoft does also get though competition from another big player in the industry: Google. Google has anounced recently it will release a Linux/Android Netbook version & subsidize (3G) network operators to bundle it with a service contract.

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How is Windows 7 different? bigg 20 1,604 Mar 12, 2009 9:20 PM
Windows 7 Will Succeed and Fail on Netbooks caitlyn 39 1,733 Mar 12, 2009 8:09 PM

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