Microsoft Philippines announced recently it was going to offer an “affordable” Microsoft Windows operating system, dubbed Windows Starter Edition. It is a stripped-down version of a full-blown Windows XP, but at a lower-cost. Officials said the cost will be about half the current street price of a Windows XP Home Edition. I’m not sure about the cost of Windows XP Home, but the last time I checked, it was about 10,000 pesos –depending on demand.
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