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____/ Rex Ballard on Tuesday 02 Mar 2010 22:43 : \____
> On Mar 1, 9:12 am, "DFS" <nospam@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> > PCs running Windows 7 trial set to turn cranky
> Their PCs will start shutting down
>> >> every two hours, even if they haven't saved
>> >> their work. And, On June 1, the screens will
>> >> go black.
>> Good. So MS will likely be paid for their software,
>> as the people who used
>> the RC end up buying licenses.
> The risk is that when Windows 7 starts upchucking, that users might
> decide that they don't want to run Windows 7 anymore. They might want
> to roll back to XP, or they might put Linux on that computer and
> consider buying a new computer.
> An upgrade copy to Windows 7 professional retails for about $200.
> An Full copy of Windows 7 home edition retails for almost $200.
> A new laptop, configured with Windows 7 costs around $399, with prices
> falling every month.
Microsoft's margins are falling. It tries moving online (adverts), where it is currently losing
over $2 billion _PER YEAR_.
~~ Best of wishes
"The day Microsoft makes something that doesn't suck is probably the day they
start making vacuum cleaners" -- Ernst Jan Plugge
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