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The linux market is fractured and nobody has successfully pushed a truly plug and play, insert disk and do whatever you want functionality. Until they do, MS isn't worried about them.

MS was scared when they saw how fast the Linux market segment grew a number of years ago, but it's a niche market product that's finally reached saturation. Almost all of the people that would have used or switched to it already have and there is no large group of untapped market share that Linux distros are willing to go after.

So many Linux users saying that their distro could be a window killer, yet nobody has made that killer app that will keep Linux installed and in use 24/7 for most people.
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Most people have no desire to change or do things differently. Linux will never be for these people, regardless of high easy it is to use or how technologically advanced it is. Many people would rather pay someone to remove viruses from their computer than have to learn something.
    
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