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Re: Microsoft quietly removes Ultimate Extras from Windows 7

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____/ High Plains Thumper on Wednesday 26 August 2009 13:14 : \____

> Marti van Lin wrote:
>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>> Terry Porter on Wednesday:
>>>> Time to swap that cutesy battery-powered vintage-style
>>>> robot for a penguin ?
>>>> begin{quote}
>>>> by David M Williams
>>>> Wednesday, 26 August 2009
>>>> One selling point of Windows Vista Ultimate Edition was
>>>> its inclusion of Ultimate Extras, a special "members only"
>>>> club of downloads incorporated into Windows Update. As of
>>>> Windows 7 it's no more - and the club wants its goodies
>>>> back. ...
>>>> end{quote}
>>>> http://www.itwire.com/content/view/27222/53/
>>> It's falling apart faster than Vista ever did.
>> That's not so surprising, because IMO it's even worst than
>> Vista (especially networking).
>> According to my friend Jim, the extras for Vista Ultimate
>> where never delivered, aside from some extra screen saver and
>> some useless function (which according to Jim was not even
>> worth mentioning).
>> According to Jim, Vista Ultimate users have simply been fooled
>> by Microsoft, they never received what they have paid for.
>> Now he expects Microsoft to provide a gratis update to Win7 to
>> Vista Ultimate users.
>> I told him: forget it mate, it ain't gonna' 'appen ;-)
> So much for the WOW!  :-)

Microsoft shut down the ShowUsYourWow Web site now long after the launch. It 

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