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post #141 of 190
should MS be writing checks their mouth can't cash ?
i don't really see GFWL toppling steam anytime soon
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post #142 of 190
Steam is awesome. Lets just say, ever since steam starting selling 3rd party games at decent prices, I have not had the urge to pirate any game.
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Oh boy, there goes Microsoft and its BIG mouth....
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I dont know why but my games seem to run better in xp32 than it ever did in w7x64
    
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post #145 of 190
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dream Killer View Post
sounds like a messenger with a download manager. steam is nice because i don't have to go to the store. nothing more. don't present it to me as a 'gaming platform' when it's really a store in your computer in trying to sell you games all the time.
The hell are you on about? Steam has NEVER asked me to buy a single game in the five years I've been using it, I don't get spam email from Valve, I don't get popups from Steam and I don't get randomly redirected to store pages for games similar to the one I just tried to launch.


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now it's been called adware and it's true. just look at wiki's definition of adware: Adware, or advertising-supported software, is any software package which automatically plays, displays, or downloads advertisements to a computer. These advertisements can be in the form of a pop-up.[1] The object of the Adware is to generate revenue for its author.

yup. sounds like steam.
Steam does not, never has, and never will, serve advertisements. I don't know where you're downloading Steam but it ain't from Valve. If you're getting ad popups you've downloaded a cracked Steam from an unscrupulous scener.


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now to be clear: i'm not against steam on pc - i just see it for what it is
You see Steam for something you think it is so you can bash it with a clear conscience. If you actually saw Steam for what it is you wouldn't be thinking it's adware.
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post #146 of 190
Hell, I'd be fine if Windows 7 were the last OS they ever made. Don't see what's so "necessary" about rushing Windows 8 out so soon? Should let Windows 7 age a few years, like XP did, before shoving a new OS upon us every other year.

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Also I DO NOT WANT Steam integration built in or anything like that. I HATE Steam. It gives me nothing. So if my physical copy of a game needs Steam I really friggin' hate that. So you can imagine how Steam just sitting in my system without a game relate to it would make me feel.
Yeah, never heard of add/remove?
Edited by Diabolical999 - 12/25/10 at 4:26am
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post #147 of 190
Popups?

post #148 of 190
great another OS that i dont need
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post #149 of 190
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Originally Posted by Captain318 View Post
Who wants to bet me that Win8 will introduce DX12 and will be the only OS that supports it? That's how you sell a gamer a OS Happened before
I find it surprising no one else commented on this. It would be the perfect way to get all us cloud-based-naysayers to buy 8. Ugh.

We shouldn't be giving them any ideas.

Hybrid: I live in one of the poorest areas of the US, yet everyone here has a PC and most have internet too. Poverty is all relative, but I understand what you're saying: Real poverty is living in mud huts, not being able to afford malaria medicine, as opposed to going to uni, and pirating Vista/7 Ultimate through your school/apartment's broadband.
Edited by pursuinginsanity - 12/25/10 at 7:17am
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post #150 of 190
Quote:
Originally Posted by TestECull View Post
The hell are you on about? Steam has NEVER asked me to buy a single game in the five years I've been using it, I don't get spam email from Valve, I don't get popups from Steam and I don't get randomly redirected to store pages for games similar to the one I just tried to launch.


Steam does not, never has, and never will, serve advertisements. I don't know where you're downloading Steam but it ain't from Valve. If you're getting ad popups you've downloaded a cracked Steam from an unscrupulous scener.


You see Steam for something you think it is so you can bash it with a clear conscience. If you actually saw Steam for what it is you wouldn't be thinking it's adware.
What do you think Steam is?
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