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Vista: Introduction, Editions and HW Requirements
Dates of release:
For third-world countries:
In the European Union, some editions will ship without Media Player, marked with "N", e.g. "Vista Business N".
(The European Commission decided some time ago that removing of WMP from Windows XP would help to open the market to third-party multimedia player manufacturers).
The merchantability of those editions is a matter of speculations.
Yes* Optional (It can be installed later - it is not included in the original installation)
The Capable and Premium Ready labels are used to mark suitable HW.
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