"While you cannot take it as a given, of course, TechARP has
published leaked maximum hardware specs for Windows 7 Starter
Edition machines which suggest that a netbook, as far as Microsoft
is concerned, cannot exceed 10.2" when it comes to screen size.
"On top of that, TechARP also reports that for the purposes of
installing Windows 7 Starter Edition a netbook must have a single
core processor that does not exceed 2GHz and "a CPU thermal design
power that is less than or equal to 15 W" not including the
graphics and chipset." A software vendor dictates to OEMs how to run their
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