But did Vista spoil the game and growth and monopoly momentum of Microsoft.
With Chromium entering the open source it is likely that IPR will force more and more users to open sourse OS.
Also virtual desktop and cloud computing is likely to affect the growth of OS market for all aspirants.
So what can Microsoft do in this scenario to preserve its fiefdom.
Only one thing and that is to reduce price and bundle OS with the Hardware Computer it self.
Also it could do well by innovating an edge for which people will be ready to pay a premium.
Otherwise going not to be so easy for the Giant vs. crowdsourced opensourced OS's.