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brands are cool...so are cool company logos.
yeoooo
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post #32 of 48
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Google FTW!!!!!!




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post #33 of 48
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Just admit it Namrac, you LOVE Microsoft...kinda like this.>>>
I reserve that kind of love for waffles and caffiene.
post #34 of 48
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I worked for Microsoft employees, so I know that they are treated (and rewarded) very well. OTOH, I'm really tired of Windows crashing, DRM issues, WGA crap - I'm f***ing sick of all of it. And the general public harbors positive feelings about them?
TUrn that overclock down on the memory and you won't get BSODs! I for one love the simplicity of Windows. I come home from work, where I run Powerterm and PuTTY emulators that allow me to emulate Linux and telnet into people's servers. I LOVE getting away from Linux.
It's really hilarious when people say 'oh I want that on Linux', thinking they sound so "l33t"......boooooooo
I'm getting Vista soon and kicking me heels up on my coffee table after work!
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post #35 of 48
I don't hate Microsoft, I hate monopolies, they squeeze lots of potential innovation out of the market they monopolise. There's nothing like strong competition to stimulate innovation, as well as to help lower prices. What strong competition does MS have in the OS market?

Now, Google I do have positive feelings about, not quite love, but I do like the brand; much more than I like MS.

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post #36 of 48
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With Microsoft it is the same as the old Monty Python sketch of What did the Romans ever do for us.

Microsoft have done so much but people don't realise. Some of their business practices have been a little "aggressive", but Google are doing the same but are loved.

Mac also have bad habbits but people seem to turn away from them and continue to love them unconditionally.

I do private work in my spare time fixing computers, and to be honest, 90% is down to hardware and/or user error. I have told a few of them about Linux giving them all the facts and they all said they would rather pay the money for Windows. It has the support from the industry and is easy to use.
QFT. Also imagine making an OS that will work with just about any hardware configuration? Can Mac say that? No. Linux almost as good as MSFT with the compatibility. You guys seem to forget that Microsoft is a business and they are in it to make money. They aren't in it to please you, but they are trying to make a product that a majority of people will enjoy and like. Now all of my friends who are computer illiterate looove Vista. They think it's the greatest thing since sliced bread. Us overclockers are a small minority. Vista and XP are awesome operating systems and their Office Suite is the best in it's class by a longshot. They make great products and I really think they are doing a good job.

Also at the people who don't like WGA, go buy a legit copy. I've NEVER had an issue on any of my computers or friends computers who have legitimate copys of XP. It's people like you who are the reason why MSFT implemented WGA, the more you crack, the more they'll want to stop you.
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post #37 of 48
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Also at the people who don't like WGA, go buy a legit copy. I've NEVER had an issue on any of my computers or friends computers who have legitimate copys of XP. It's people like you who are the reason why MSFT implemented WGA, the more you crack, the more they'll want to stop you.

My legit copy wouldn't activate after a while, short phone call to Microsoft, all working again and haven't had a problem since.

What more can you ask for?
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I read this somewhere else but it's so true.

Bill Gates is like that rich uncle who paid your way through college, but he molested you.
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post #39 of 48
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I read this somewhere else but it's so true.

Bill Gates is like that rich uncle who paid your way through college, but he molested you.
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post #40 of 48
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I dont like M$ and i hate windows. Im just not smart enough (YET) to use only Linux. and once linux gets game support then i think you will see a lot more people switch over.

i do agree the Xbox was awesome. but the 360 has a 33% failure rate which is terrible and the 3 year warranty dose not make up for it.

IMO the reason there OS is #1 is because they got an early foot hold. just imagine if Linux had as strong of a backing as M$ did when they first introduced there OS we would probably have something similar to the Intel AMD wars. and M$ word is popular because they try to sue anyone who develops anything similar. go look at open office it is just as good as M$ word but it is free.

this is all just my opinion.
Open office as good as world? *****.

No...it really isn't...

I mean, ya...I use it. But only because I don't wanna pay for Office, since I'm not using it extensively.
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