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Whoopty
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1/22/2014 | 10:21:27 AM
Vista memories
This reminds me of when Vista was struggling. Manufacturers started re-promoting XP to show they were listening to customers. It makes sense to push the OS people will actually pay for, even if Windows 8's acceptance does appear to be growing, albeit very slowly. 
Lorna Garey
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1/22/2014 | 10:12:28 AM
No surprise
I'm not sure why anyone is surprised at this. The way to succeed in business is to give the people what they want -- and they don't want Win 8 on PCs. They do want a proven stable and familiar OS that has some legs in terms of support. That's Win 7. HP extending the strategy it's employed with business customers is smart.
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