Windows 7 Unfettered and Alive on Netbooks
It's official. The starter version of Windows 7 for netbooks will no longer be crippled.
Windows 7 Starter isn't the beefiest Windows ever, to begin with. It's 32-bit only, can't play DVDs and doesn't have the XP compatibility mode. But originally, someone in Redmond had the brain-dead idea of letting it run only three apps at a time. I'm currently running four apps, and I've just booted my machine!
Do you see a true advantage in higher-end editions of Windows, like Ultimate, versus low-end versions? Give me the hows and wherefores at [email protected].
Posted by Doug Barney on October 05, 2009