"Well, this is one marketing gimmick....."
The good folks over at the Microsoft corp just announced they're going to stop selling Windows XP Home for OEM's as of December 31th, 2007.
Guess what they want you to buy????
You can read the juicy article here, http://apcmag.com/5835/vendors_in_no_rush_to_ditch_xp_for_vista