Today comes a report from CIO magazine that HP is advising its customers that purchasers of new PCs will not be able to return to Windows 7 from Windows 7. ¬†Only purchasers of Windows 8 Pro will have downgrade rights, not the standard Windows 8 OS. The announcement from HP went: “Windows 7 will not be supported on...

Microsoft is apparently allowing Windows 8 Pro users to downgrade their new PCs to Windows 7 or Windows Vista Business edition. This according to the Windows 8 licensing agreement. Users will not be able to downgrade to Windows XP (THANK GOD – let it go people!!). “Instead of using the Windows 8 Pro software, you may...