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NBC to provide free olympic coverage downloads…… but only on Vista

For anyone interested in the upcoming summer Olypmics  NBC announced technology to allow you to program your areas of interest and automatically have them downloaded to your PC for viewing off line.  This sounded pretty good given the 12 hour time difference to Beijing, and the difficulty in finding coverage of a specific sport during TV coverage until I got to the last line of the article

Users must have Microsoft Windows Vista to use the service, which runs on the operating system’s Media Center. According to Microsoft, about 100 million people have Vista.

Oh well, guess I won’t be taking advantage of this service. NBC service will show Olympic events via computer