Sunday, January 11, 2009

Factoid: Vista is worth negative-$150

According to Silicon Valley Insider, Dell is now charging customers $150 to downgrade from Vista to Windows XP. According to the story, Dell started charging customers an extra $20 to $50 for a downgrade to Windows XP in June, and by October, Dell's XP premium was up to $100.

Not a happy product if people will pay large amounts to avoid having to buy it.

And I thought that old joke about "first prize is a week in Palookaville, and second prize is two weeks there" was just a joke. . .

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