Will Microsoft blow its netbook lead with Windows 7 crippleware?Apr 21, 2009, 20:02 (4 Talkback[s])
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"Microsoft has been selling crippleware, software that's deliberately had features removed, for some time. The only real difference, for example, between XP Home and XP Pro, besides the price-tag, was that XP Home couldn't handle business domain or AD (Active Directory) networking. To get this one feature activated, millions of business users paid an average of $80 more per PC.
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