At Sept. 7 was dismissed case against Microsoft for breaching competition law. The reason for the case excitation were many requests of buyers about the non-alternative of imposing new versions of Windows, which do not meet the objectives of buyers and technical characteristics of the sold computers. At the same time, support and sales of the previous version - Windows XP - has been discontinued, is not legally allowed to use acceptable to users of OS version.
by the Federal Antimonopoly Service, during the hearings was a compromise, which we will use to organize in Russia the procedure for the free exchange of consumer operating system, Windows Vista Home Basic and Windows Vista Home Premium to Windows XP Home. This procedure will be implemented within 3 weeks and will last until the end of 2009.