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 Nov 18, 2008 - 01:16 PM - by Michael
* HP pissed at Intel, MS

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Intel pushed Microsoft to lower the "requirements" for a Vista Capable sticker.

HP is really pissed off about that, since it got them caught in the latest round of lawsuits and problems with machines shipping labeled "Vista Capable" that were anything but.

Srinivasan was concerned that business customers would be misled by "enterprise guidelines," telling them what it would take for computers to be Vista-ready.

Specifically, he was concerned about statements suggesting the 915 chipset would provide "for an optimal Windows Vista experience."

"When I met with Intel yesterday to review this page, I clearly told them that including Intel 915 chipset under mobile graphics category makes me uncomfortable. The 915 chipset for mobile does not provide an 'optimal Windows Vista experience' and this is clearly misleading. It should not even be in the list of recommended hardware for Windows Vista," he wrote.
Yet another reason to be concerned about Vista...

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