Windows 7 worse on netbook battery life than XP? (ARNnet)

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  1. News

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    Windows 7 cuts almost a third off the battery life of some netbooks shipping today with Windows XP, several recent reviews and user reports say.

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    Let's get Apples in Apple barrel, Oranges in Orange barrel

    This article comes as no surprise. It begins comparing Windows 7 with XP. Then swings to Microsoft advertised comparison with Vista. Certainly Windows 7 is going to be easier on batteries than Vista. Since Windows 7 is only an improved Vista, one should express no surprise that XP yields better battery life than Windows 7.
     

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