On Mon, 19 Feb 2007 10:45:59 GMT, firstname.lastname@example.org
>On Sun, 18 Feb 2007 15:29:17 -0800, "DaveW" <email@example.com> wrote:
>>Using the retail version of Windows MCE would FAIL to install the proper
>>motherboard drivers, etc. for the PROPRIETARY computer.
>Now that was the fear behind my question in the first place.
DaveW likes to make sweeping blanket statements that are
Even a proprietary computer uses the same chipsets/etc, so
windows would be equally well equipped to identify and
install drivers for that system as it would for a retail
100% standardized system. IOW, an old enough OEM system
would have MCE driver support for many things, but a newer
would need drivers from the respective manufacturer, or in
the case of the OEM, either the OEM supplied driver or that
from the chipset(s) manufacturers (which are usually