Windows XP On a Dell Means $50 Downgrade Surcharge Starting Now

Here's the deal. Dell agreed to Microsoft's plan of allowing Windows XP sales after June 30, but at a surcharge over installing Vista. How much of one? $20 to $50. ComputerWorld says that customers who buy the Vostro (low-end) desktops and notebooks will pay this fee in order to downgrade from Vista, which Dell is… »6/19/08 1:00pm6/19/08 1:00pm

Microsoft Offering Vista-to-XP Downgrade Option to Anyone, Not Just OEMs

While many sites today are claiming that MS is only offering Vista-to-XP downgrade discs to OEMs, CNet Asia found out that Microsoft support will allow anybody with a copy of Vista Ultimate or Business to call and request a downgrade disc themselves, just like it says in the license terms. So there you have it, any… »9/24/07 3:14pm9/24/07 3:14pm