Vendors, laptops and Linux
Posted Mar 5, 2007 15:43 UTC (Mon) by tjc
In reply to: Vendors, laptops and Linux
Parent article: Major systems vendors and Linux
The money margins are not there. Most low-end notebooks make their costs off of the rebate Microsoft pays vendors to install the OS.
I didn't know that. So if I buy an hp for $500, Windows is not adding to the cost, it's reducing the cost? I guess Windows is useful after all. :-)
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