linumax writes: "In a bid to boost sales of its new operating system, Microsoft has dramatically cut the price of Windows Vista in China. The retail price of Windows Vista Home Basic in China is now 499 renminbi (US$65.80), down from 1,521 renminbi — a 67 percent reduction. The Home Premium version of Vista also got a significant price reduction, down 50 percent from 1,802 renminbi to 899 renminbi."
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