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Microsoft Selling 'Signature PCs' Directly

They're PCs that don't have the normal boatload of trial software and other stuff loaded on them. You can get them at a physical Microsoft store or at the company's online shop. But, as far as we can tell, you won't find them anywhere else, at least for now.

One funny note on this little story comes from a blogger named Marcus Yam, who did a fine job with his entry on this issue but worried us a little bit with his opening paragraph:

"There's nothing better than the snappy feeling of a freshly installed operating system -- one that's free from the cobwebs collected and caused by constant use (and perhaps neglect)."

Nothing better? Marcus, if that's the way you feel, amigo, you might want to step outside the cubicle for a while. Just a piece of friendly advice. Other than that, nice work.

Posted by Lee Pender on 10/29/2009 at 1:22 PM


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