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Windows XP: The OS that won't die?

akkarin (1117245) writes | more than 6 years ago

Windows 1

akkarin (1117245) writes "PC World NZ has released an interesting article about Microsoft
releasing Windows XP Professional SP2c, due to the shrinking pool
of activation keys. From the article:

Microsoft has had to create a new build of Windows XP Professional for computer makers because the six-year-old operating system's continued popularity has nearly exhausted the supply of product activation keys. The new build, dubbed SP2c, includes no fixes or feature changes, but was created simply to address the shrinking pool of product keys. XP Pro SP2c, which has been released to manufacturing, will be made available to OEMs and system builders next month, said Microsoft.
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MS hasn't given us a reason to stop using XP. (1)

Randall_Lind (978824) | more than 6 years ago | (#20211809)

Vista is a joke. What we all wanted was the kewl longhorn showed here [] all we got was a cow patty named Vista. I really have no idea why they hate Windows XP right now because we choose to use it over vista. Microsoft needs to stop triying to kill every company out there and get back to releasing products people want. Microsoft will be #1 in all areas if they took their time and made good products. Xbox good system that was rushed had to be recalled, Vista could have been better but they rushed that also cause of the bad press on Longhorn. Home users would love Microsoft more if they didn't care about being #1 in all areas and just focus on their software.
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