Dominant Duo: Wintel Through The Years

'Vista Capable' Lawsuit

Internal Microsoft emails unsealed in a class action lawsuit against Microsoft over its Vista marketing revealed the growing rift with Intel. The lawsuit accused the software giant of deception by labeling PCs as Vista-capable when not all could run all of Vista's advanced features. In the emails, Microsoft executives pointed fingers at Intel over the chip maker's lack of mainstream PC hardware that could handle Vista's graphics requirements.

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