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Re: Upgrade to Windows 7 now!!!!

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____/ SomeBloke on Wednesday 22 October 2008 19:28 : \____

> On Wed, 22 Oct 2008 18:45:37 +0000, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> ____/ SomeBloke on Wednesday 22 October 2008 17:46 : \____
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>>> This is either hilarious or frightening, I can't decide which...
>>>  
>>> http://gadgets.boingboing.net/2008/10/14/microsoft-announces-1.html
>> 
>> it should be called "Vista 7" to remind people that it's just a Vista
>> service pack (ask Ballmer). Same problems, same ugly EULA (if not
>> worse)...
>> 
>> - --
>>                 ~~ Best of wishes
>> 
> 
> By the time it's released (escapes?) it will probably inform the
> purchaser that it needs a lot more powerful hardware than the average
> user is willing to spend, even after upgrading to a quad-core CPU, 8Gb of
> Ram and a graphics card with a terrabyte of graphics ram.
> 
> Green computing is not on the MS agenda. No surprise there.

I'm not sure if they even *have* an agenda. It's a very short-term one if one
exists because they lack direction (and they know it!). They are losing in
servers, their desktop market share erodes and they lose billions in
Entertainment and Web.

- -- 
                ~~ Best of wishes

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