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post #1 of 11
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can you believe this? microsoft charges money for tech support? unreal. you would think microsoft would be rich enough already.

http://support.microsoft.com/oas/def...7&gprid=455013
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post #2 of 11
They should pay you to be on hold for a half hour just to be told something you could of looked up on google =/ M$ FTL
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post #3 of 11
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LOl agreed. i mean if you legally pay for their product, shouldn't they offer tech support.

if microsoft didn't have monopoly on the OS, and linux wasn't so confusing and have compability issues, then life would be great? right?
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post #4 of 11
Ahhh... all companies charge for tech support in one way or another. Either in a limited warranty, built into price, or as a separate service. On the major reasons than Linux will never be mainstream is lack of customer support.
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post #5 of 11
The big corporations just want to make the consumers spend the most possible. It's horrible that people actually call them instead of googling the problem.
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post #6 of 11
Yeah, I just saw that a couple minutes before. Total BS. Greedy Gates
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post #7 of 11
Bill is a mad man.
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post #8 of 11
Yeah, but he`s laughing all the way to the bank.
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post #9 of 11
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he should be giving back to us. not taking more from us. he's getting old now. one of the biggest corporations charging us for tech support. thats crap
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post #10 of 11
Dell does this too after your free support runs out. It's not as uncommon as you think.
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