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[Consumerist]$1632 Vista Upgrade?

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Microsoft charged Bill $1,632 for a single Windows Vista Ultimate upgrade license. Each time Bill, an IT Manager, tried to his enter his payment details through Windows Live Marketplace he was told that Microsoft could not be contacted, and to "please try again later." What Microsoft really meant was, "Ha! Got your money! How 'bout some more?!" Bill ultimately entered his payment information 7 times. Each attempt cost him $233.15. Now his account is out $1,632, and Microsoft is refusing to help.

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That is pure BS I'm sure.
    
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Sue them!
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Wow I can't believe a company with such good customer service and civic conscience would do this to someone, color me shocked.


--end sarcasm
post #5 of 30
anyone who is dumb enough to send in their payment 7 times should not be allowed on the internet.

if anyone pressed the paypal "pay now" button twice during an transaction knows they'll be charge the same amount twice. It happened to me before.
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that s*cks ! where's my two-hand axe
     
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lol digg is going to mess up microsoft's reputation pretty bad
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Originally Posted by r34p3rex View Post
lol digg is going to mess up microsoft's reputation pretty bad
What reputation?
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post #9 of 30
wow...that guy is dumb first of all, and whats up with microsoft..they are better than this.
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post #10 of 30
it's completely understandable for this too happen. I've seen people's computers where when they go to sign up for an account or what not, they've actually created one, but due to settings on their computer, were unable to actually view the account or site they just created. and i can see how this has happened. But what microsoft really needs to think is, why would he buy 7 upgrade licenses for one computer?
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