Posts Tagged ‘Microsoft’

Will Microsoft release a netbook-specific version of Windows 7?

January 12, 2009

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CNet UK reports that Microsoft officials are saying the company plans to release a version of Windows 7 specifically designed for netbooks. ComputerWorld, on the other hand, is calling BS and pointing out that early builds of Windows 7 run just fine on netbooks so there’s no need for a custom version. I’ve seen plenty of reports of users installing Windows 7 on netbooks, and the OS apparently runs as well or better than Windows Vista, and some people say it performs even better than Windows XP. (more…)