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Well, it's officialy now. Along with Bill Gates, Windows XP is in retirement.

Microsoft will still offer support for the six-year old operating system through 2014 but users are now forced to buy Windows Vista.

Once computers loaded with XP have been cleared from the inventory of PC makers such as Dell Inc. and Hewlett-Packard Co., consumers who can't live without the old operating system on their new machine will have to buy Vista Ultimate or Vista Business and then legally "downgrade" to XP.

Microsoft will still allow smaller mom-and-pop PC builder shops to buy XP for resale through the end of January. A version of XP will also remain available for ultra-low-cost PCs such as the Asus Eee PC.

Source: http://www.guru3d.com/news.html#7259

Offical.... :cry2:

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Malarky !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

It's simply a marketing ploy. They have millions of those discs w/ vista written on them, and there collecting dust.

Sure , you won't see it in the big box stores, but like the article said, goto the mom and pop shops, and buy a cable for your HDD , or something stupid to make the OEM version legally sold. Duh.

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