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Windows XP Professional Reduced Media Edition
Tuesday 1st February, 2005 00:14 Comments: 0
The EU aren't happy with Microsoft's choice of name for the versions of WIndows XP that don't come with Windows Media Player and all the other related bits. An OS without mplayer2.exe is asking for trouble, that's why 2000 had it brought back in with Service Pack 1, I believe (will have to check sometime or that will bug me). It's the same price, so most consumers will probably stick to the normal package. Still, it'll keep the EU off Microsoft's back (assuming it comes up with a nicer name) for a while.

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