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Comment: Discount Win 8.1 (Score 1) 520 520

IMHO, the best solution might be a a new round of massive discounts after Windows 8.1 is released. This applies also elsewhere than just China. The only solution to get people to adopt Windows 8 is to get them to upgrade from Windows 7 and a really cheap price like $19.99 is the only option for MS.

Comment: Re:Who cares? (Score 1) 132 132

I bought a desktop for our nursing station at work. The requirement was: "as cheap as possible" so I got them a basic HP desktop with Windows 7 and Office Starter. Add to that Windows Live Mail and Powerpoint Viewer and everything works perfectly and looks like a regular office PC.

Nursing home where I work at the moment has a extremely tight budget and the money we have goes to taking care of the patients.

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