Table: Blocking Gates

Dissatisfied with the Justice Dept.'s Microsoft settlement, nine states are pushing for tougher remedies

PROPOSAL: Microsoft (MSFT ) would have to offer a version of Windows stripped of extras such as Internet Explorer.

PROSPECT: FAIR "Unbundling" is the biggest omission from the Justice settlement.

PROPOSAL: Windows would include Java. Without that software, users can't see parts of some Web pages.

PROSPECT: FAIR The Court of Appeals repeatedly criticized Microsoft for snubbing Java.

PROPOSAL: Microsoft would continue making Office for Apple (AAPL ) and add other non-Microsoft operating systems.

PROSPECT: POOR Office has never been found to be an unlawful monopoly.

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