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04.01.13

Vista 8 is Killing Dell

Posted in Dell, Hardware, Microsoft, Vista 8, Windows at 11:27 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Summary: Dell complains about lack of hardware sales due to Vista 8

Dell is under fire from a notorious Microsoft proxy and it may already be a Microsoft proxy itself, just like Nokia.

Vista 7 and Vista 8 represent the gradual decline of Windows (Vista 8 sped that up) — a failure which is killing Nokia. According to this report, Dell is already complaining about Windows:

Dell blames ‘uncertain adoption’ of Windows 8 for some of its financial woes

Paints a gloomy picture of the PC business, emphasizes Windows 8 troubles and a decrease in Windows 7 sales

Why, in that case, is Michael Dell selling out to Microsoft? Faster corporate suicide?

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  1. Needs Sunlight said,

    April 1, 2013 at 11:37 am

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    Dell like other OEMs is in a weak position right now. By itself, that is not so much trouble. What might kill Dell is the added fact that it is now in the sights of M$ activist Carl Icahn. Icahn did a terrible number on Yahoo not long ago. Much of the damage got very little press. Michael Dell needs to shake off this jackal or else he will lose the company in all but name. M$ / Icahn will leave something, but that something will not be useful or big or even capable of regrowth.

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