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Re: [school-discuss] Micro$oft: Weaker and Sneakier?

Yes and no. It used to be possible to buy Dell systems with FreeDos
installed. It was about $80 less than the same machine with XP Pro
installed. That's just a tad less of a price difference than what I was
getting XP Pro for at the OEM price from my parts vendors.
On Wed, 2008-07-02 at 12:21 +0930, David Lloyd wrote:
> /me ponders
> I wonder whether computer suppliers will lower their prices if they no 
> longer need to pay for an OEM operating system or whether they'll use it 
> as an opportunity to increase their (probably low) profit margin.
James P. Kinney III          
CEO & Director of Engineering 
Local Net Solutions,LLC                           

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