Federal Judge OKs Vista Incapable Lawsuit
A federal judge certified as a class action a lawsuit ignited by the "Windows Vista Capable" labels. Plaintiffs claim that such labels were misleading, as their "Vista Capable" certified machines could barely run the most basic version of the OS.
February 26, 2008
The issue at hand is whether the "Vista Capable" labeling campaign was used by Microsoft to lure customers and create artificial demand by false advertising.
Most complaints are aimed at the fact that while computer (barely) run the new Microsoft OS, many Vista features are impossible to be used. The most famous example is the Aero interface, which is only available higher-end versions of Vista and also incompatible with with a wide range of PCs marked as "Vista Capable".
Microsoft chose remain silent during for the time being.