Asustek: 60% of Eee PCs Will Ship With Windows XP

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At a recent press conference, Asustek chairman Jonney Shih revealed that about 60% of the upgraded Eee PCs shipped this year will be running Windows XP, with the remaining 40% Xandros based. According to analysts, the move was based on customer familiarity with the Microsoft platform. This comes despite the fact that you will have to pay almost double to stay within your comfort zone. Branch out people! $200 is $200, right? [Yahoo]

DISCUSSION

Costermonger

EeePC 900 CeBit 2008:

you'll still get both, I think the Modified Xandros is fine, But I think I would use the community EeeXubuntu instead though {for some tasty compiz fusion}:

[wiki.eeeuser.com]

seriously I think win-dohs will ad $80 to the total cost {or less}