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Re: Microsoft quietly removes Ultimate Extras from Windows 7

Roy Schestowitz wrote:
> ____/ 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 
> figures.

... there is no Wow ...

Unless you install a GNU/Linux distribution with Gnome/Compiz-Fusion or


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