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Wednesday, April 04, 2007

Microsoft sued over Vista branding

A lawsuit filed against Micrsoft, alleges that the company advertised systems as "Vista capable," when in fact the systems were not able to run Vista properly.

Microsoft has allowed PC vendors to put stickers on their systems saying that they are "Vista ready," when the system could run only Vista Home Basic. The suit maintains that it was unreasonable of Microsoft to assume that every person to whom it was marketing Vista could understand the system requirements.

Microsoft said it had made extensive efforts to inform buyers about the hardware resources needed to run Vista.

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