Re: XP Mode in Windows 7?
That's their leverage. XP was a gold mine, but everyone already owns it! so they needed something that was as good as XP but new so they could make money all over. Vista was the product of them rushing too much. Se7en was the "fix" to Vista while still striking for the goal of "making it as good as XP" So they put out XP mode but really as a program and not just a "compatibility mode" like Vista. XP mode actually runs in a window, inside the Se7en environment. But to make money they only put it on the high end versions. They don't want their point of leverage (The gold-mine which is XP) to be cheap.
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