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Jan 03, 2007, 03:15 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven York)

[ Thanks to Steve York for this link. ]

"I recently wrote an article outlining my predictions for Vista's share of the operating system market with a general conclusion that it should follow the trend XP set--claiming around 40% in the first two years through the decline of the older Microsoft systems. However someone under the username 'Loki' posed a couple of questions that he/she felt disproved the projection, which got me thinking...

"The thoughts expressed were that:

  1. "That the requirements for Vista are very different than for XP (relative to current hardware)
  2. "That the OS market is very different from when XP launched with lots of 'early adopter' negative sentiment
  3. "More mature OS alternatives for the desktop in the free segment..."

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