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downgrade

Chiefly US and Canadian a downward slope, esp in a road
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Users of Windows 7 may skip Vista entirely when downgrading, this news comes after Microsoft would continue to support XP until April 30th 2010, the Win 7 Professional to XP Pro downgrade OS will also discontinue on the same day.
Infinera (INFN) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman Sachs with analyst Rod Hall assumed coverage from Doug Clark and downgrading the stock to Neutral from Buy while saying the company's success is dependent on the new products, while its "key higher TAM products are yet to fully hit the market." 3.
"Some customers may choose or need to obtain media or installation services from third parties to install the downgrade version."<p>In fact, it's computer makers, not Microsoft per se, who charge users the additional fees for downgrading a new PC from Vista to XP at the factory.