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Fatal Windows 7 Flaw Will Bolster Linux Netbooks

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I think Microsoft has done a reasonably good job developing Windows 7. Most early buzz about the operating system was positive. But when it comes to running Windows 7 on netbooks, Microsoft has made a fatal design decision that will open the door for more Linux netbooks. Skeptical? Consider the evidence.

Microsoft’s Windows 7 Starter edition — which will target netbooks — can only run three applications simultaneously. Did somebody suddenly rewind the clock 15 years? Has Microsoft lost its mind? Even novice users run far more than three applications during one sitting.

Here’s the irony: Windows 7 was supposed to solve Microsoft’s major headache on netbooks, where Linux-based systems have been pressuring Microsoft’s profit margins. But just when Microsoft was about to push Linux off more netbooks, the software giant comes up with one of its worst design and marketing decisions since Microsoft Bob surfaced more than a decade ago.

Here’s how I expect the story to play out:




Yeh

It doesnt matter cuz Windows has all the oems in their pockets.

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