At 16:22 22.02.02 -0500, you wrote:
>At 01:36 PM 2/22/2002 -0500, Paul Hutchinson wrote:
>> > It seems to be getting difficult to buy Windows 2000. Computer Gate only
>> > sells it with hardrive/motherboard/CPU orders, but a search did turn up
>> > active auctions.
>>
>>My favorite vendor, PC Connection, has it in stock.
>
>For the price they want, I might be able to buy a CPU, hard-drive, and 
>motherboard from Computer Gate and get the OEM W2000 with 'em. Or for not 
>a whole lot more, I could get an HP Omnibook on ubid.com which also comes 
>with W2000.
>
>my point was that it is getting more difficult, I suspect that Microsoft 
>does not want the general public using W2000 any more, since it does not 
>have the perverse licensing scheme that comes with XP. I think I paid less 
>than $100 for my W2000 upgrade from NT.

As far as I know, it's legally to downgrade. That means buy XP and install 
W2000.

Edi


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