[olug] Dell Vista Promo

Eric P eric.maillist at gmail.com
Thu Apr 5 01:34:53 UTC 2007

Eric P wrote:
> Travis Owens wrote:
>> Got this from another list, had to pass it along.... Enjoy!
>> http://www.channelregister.co.uk/2007/04/04/windows_vista_marketing_deception/
>> This article has a link to a pdf
>> http://regmedia.co.uk/2007/04/04/dell_vista_pc_basic.pdf
>> Here is the quote from the article (note the last line)
>> Home Basic lacks the media center, and funky Aero interface with flip 3D
>> and thumbnails, and was described in one underwhelming Dell product spec
>> (pdf) as: "Great for booting the operating system without running
>> applications or games."
> It looks like the pdf cuts off that sentence.  And there's no period in that sentence (in the pdf) which makes me wonder
> what the rest of the sentence actually says.
> It could be something like: "Great for booting the operating system without running applications or games <guess>that
> don't have high CPU/memory requirements, etc.</guess>"

Never mind, I was wrong.  It's just as Travis found it.  I found this page on Dell's website (look down about 3/4 the page).

Just ridiculous!


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