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Dell replays Windows 8 blame card as PC sales slide

Dell replays Windows 8 blame card as PC sales slide

Pins hopes on summer's new processors, fall's Windows 8.1

Image credit: Dell.

Image credit: Dell.

Dell last week again blamed Windows 8 for contributing to a decline in PC sales revenue during the quarter that ended May 3.

"Windows 8 has been, from our standpoint, not necessarily the catalyst to drive accelerated growth that we had hoped it would be," said Brian Gladden, Dell's CFO, in a call last week with Wall Street analysts to discuss the quarter's financials.

Gladden's convoluted syntax aside, this was the second time that Dell pushed Windows 8 under the bus.

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