Is there no end

From: Matthew Sell <>
Date: Fri Dec 14 15:54:28 2001

Back in those days, many people were skeptical about using a non-Intel
processor when running Windows.

There was a big marketing effort by the likes of Cyrix, AMD, and whoever
made the "WinChip" to convince people that those processors would run
Windows okay.

        - Matt

On Fri, 14 Dec 2001, Chris wrote:

> Ugh... this takes the cake.
> I was pulling apart a 486 logic board, and I pulled the heat sink off the
> chip... to be greated with an AMD 486 chip with "Made for Microsoft
> Windows" and the Windows logo stamped on it.
> What... no other OS is supposed to use an intel compatible processor?!? I
> am sure anyone that bought this chip to use with any other OS probably
> paid an MS tax because of that stamp!
> Just for that, I think I might see if I can get my Intel build of
> Rhapsody to install on it.
> Ok, so it isn't 10 years or older, but at least you people can understand
> the pain.
> -c
Received on Fri Dec 14 2001 - 15:54:28 GMT

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