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When we launched Windows Vista in January 2007, we identified Windows Ultimate Extras as a unique series of add-ons that would be available to Windows Vista Ultimate customers. To date, we have released four sets of Extras – Windows Hold’Em, 16 Language Packs for the Windows multi-language user interface, Secure Online Key Backup, and Windows BitLocker Drive Preparation Tool. We want to let our Windows Vista Ultimate customers know that we are actively working to deliver the remaining Extras that we identified in January. Our goal is to provide the highest-quality, most secure and reliable offerings, and as a result we are continuing our work on these offerings. We apologize for taking so long to provide a status update to customers....
http://windowsultimate.com/blogs/ann...te-extras.aspx
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post #2 of 14
How much extra does it cost again? (Sarcasm.)
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Ultimate: so-so-called luxury
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Yea, top of the line....
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[FONT='Segoe UI','sans-serif']we plan to ship a collection of additional Windows Ultimate Extras over the next couple years that we are confident will delight our passionate Windows Vista Ultimate customers. We cannot identify dates or provide details at this time—but once we ship Windows DreamScene and the remaining Language Packs, we will provide more information about the next Extras.[/FONT]
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We don't know what we are going to put together, and it is going to take us a long time to figure it out. Ohh well, we already got your money!
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post #6 of 14
lol

They are trying to make themselves look smart but at the same time what they are saying is just stupid.
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oh goodie
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lol raep.
    
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post #9 of 14
At least they acknowledged theres a problem.
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post #10 of 14
Maybe they really like feel bad that the kickass extras they already have aren't enough.

I mean I love Texas Hold 'em, it whomps on Solitaire's ass. And Dreamscene is "very nice" for putting a clip together of my favourite fight scenes and having it play on the desktop (which by the way makes ladies moist seeing it) while I play around.

Maybe they're genuinely just sorry for once and feel like the multi language pack was sort of a "meh" in the face of the customer. If Vista lasts as long as XP did those extras will more than make up for the extra $100 eventually.
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