"Does this svchost.exe do anything...or should I just sling it?"

26 October 2007

From a Reuters piece on Microsoft's attempts to put Windows on a crash diet for a sub-$200 laptop:

"We still have plenty of work to do in determining if the highly constrained performance, power, and memory in the first generation XO laptops will be compatible with Windows and popular Windows applications," [Microsoft corporate vice president Will Poole said in an interview].

I think they're still waiting for it to boot.

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