From: Kevryl on

"Lisa Marie" wrote:

> Still don't understand why Dell no longer offers the XP downgrade.

Hi Lisa, I guess the reason is the fact that OEM licensing leaves the
manufacturer (Dell) responsible for doing Microsoft's job (ie providing
support for XP). The more versions of the OS they have to provide this for
the more the specialist expertise they have to hire and pay for. Microsoft
"might be dumb but they sure ain't stupid" - LOL. Hey Bill... just a joke