Monday, October 17, 2005
EOL - End Of Life Notice



SUBJECT:
Due to the retirement of the Windows« 2000 operating system, Hatteland Display
would like to inform you about changes for our maritime computer products
with pre-installed Windows« 2000 operating system (OS).

Windows« 2000 CD's won't be available any longer.


KEYPOINTS TO NOTICE:

BEFORE
Windows« 2000 OS was installed when ordered.
Hatteland Display products carried a Windows« 2000 CD key (License sticker).
Hatteland Display supplied a Windows« 2000 CD.
The customer / end user had to type in the key, company settings etc to finalize installation.

NOW
If customers order a Windows« 2000 Operating system, it will be downgraded from Windows XP.
Hatteland Display products with this configuration will carry a Windows« XP CD key (License sticker).
Hatteland Display uses a open source license for Windows« 2000.
Hatteland Display will make a complete installation of Windows« 2000.


NOTE
If customers wish to do a re-installation of Windows« 2000 after delivery, they either
need an open source license themselves, or use a Windows« 2000 CD they still were able to obtain.


EFFECTIVE
This change is implemented with immediate effect.


RECOMMENDATION
We recommend our customers to change to Windows XP Operating System.


OPEN SOURCE LICENSE
In order to still install Windows« 2000, Hatteland Display uses a single open source license for all
Windows« 2000 installations. This enable us to ship out products without running the system preperation tool.
Customers don't need to enter the license key to finalize the installation as previously required.

More information on Windows« 2000 retirement:
Official link to Microsoft
Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.


For further questions, please contact our sales offices or main office: jhd-no@hatteland.com

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Jakob Hatteland Display AS, ┼msosen, N-5578 Nedre Vats, Norway. Tel: +47 5276 3700, Fax: +47 5276 5444
Jakob Hatteland Display AS, Gjerdrums Vei 12, N-0484 Oslo, Norway. Tel: +47 5276 3700, Fax: +47 2258 6790
Jakob Hatteland Display GmbH, Werner Heisenberg Strasse 12, D-63263 Neu-Isenburg, Germany. Tel: +49 6102 370 954, Fax: +49 6102 370 968
Jakob Hatteland Display Inc, 801 International Parkway, 5th Floor, Lake Mary, FL 32746, USA. Tel: +1 (407) 562-1677, Fax: +1 (407) 562-1777