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On the flip side, if they can bring the total cost of each copy of the OS down by not needing to pay for DVD playback license fees when most people use 3rd party software anyways, I can't complain about the loss of functionality.

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Like another user said, we won't be seeing those savings.
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On the flip side, if they can bring the total cost of each copy of the OS down by not needing to pay for DVD playback license fees when most people use 3rd party software anyways, I can't complain about the loss of functionality.

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Like another user said, we won't be seeing those savings.

I don't think I claimed that we'd see the savings - it does justify the move from a business standpoint on their end, though, as something more than just being evil. rolleyes.gif
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VLC? What is this, 2002?
Lol took the words out of my mouth. Klite as well redface.gif
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I don't think I claimed that we'd see the savings - it does justify the move from a business standpoint on their end, though, as something more than just being evil. rolleyes.gif

Sure, but I'm willing to bet most of us could care less about Microsoft being able to save themselves money if we're still stuck paying the same price for less compatibility.

That is, unless you're a share holder (generally speaking).
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I don't need Windows 8 smile.gif
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By the time Windows 8 launches, they'll have taken so many features away it'll be DOS.
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post #47 of 129
cheer at ms for removing clutter.i doubt it means the end but the fact it is an option is perfect.i wishbms would do this another way tho for other stuff.like make a list of option explain what they do .like some stuff is for server user only lol .and say if they recommand keeping it out wich user are likely to suffer from its lack.so instead of a 20 gb size we migh end up with a 10 gb os .leaner and meaner i like this.l
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people still pop DVD's into there PC's?

Thats just crazy

and whats to stop the million s of people from using VLC like they currently do anyway??
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post #49 of 129
Why not remove wmp completely? tongue.gif
Vlc and Mpc thumb.gif

I`l stick to w7 + ubuntu smile.gif
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post #50 of 129
me i dont say x y z .just give us the choice to install x y z stuff pro and con .and let us decide
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