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Windows XP gets wrongly blamed for $25 billion in energy

After watching Digg pump the article "How Windows XP wasted $25 billion of energy" from the treehugger website and seeing what fellow blogger Adrian Kingsley-Hughes had to say, I decided to set some facts straight on PC energy consumption with this article on TechRepublic.  I debunk the faulty reasoning of treehugger and give you the facts on how PC hardware, Windows XP, and Windows Vista energy savings work.
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After watching Digg pump the article "How Windows XP wasted $25 billion of energy" from the treehugger website and seeing what fellow blogger Adrian Kingsley-Hughes had to say, I decided to set some facts straight on PC energy consumption with this article on TechRepublic.  I debunk the faulty reasoning of treehugger and give you the facts on how PC hardware, Windows XP, and Windows Vista energy savings work.

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