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XP on XO?

Dec 06, 2007, 13:45 (15 Talkback[s])

Wired: Microsoft: Stripped-Down Version of Windows XP for OLPC Due in 2008

"New details surfaced Wednesday about Microsoft's plans to get Windows XP running on the OLPC.

"Microsoft has been openly eyeing the OLPC project's XO Children's Machine for a year now, eager to see some version of Windows running on the tiny laptops. The design of the laptop, however, presents significant roadblocks for Microsoft--the memory and processor capabilities of the machines were chosen with the much lighter Linux-based Sugar OS in mind. Windows is just too resource-heavy..."

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OLPCNews: No Microsoft Windows XP on OLPC XO

"Are you one of the fools people who like the Windows operating system on your current computer? And are you be hoping for a Windows XP experience on One Laptop Per Child's revolution in computing, the XO laptop?

"I am happy to disappoint you with news from both OLPC and Microsoft..."

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