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Vista So Distasteful, Even Pirates Won't Steal It

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Despite Microsoft's charmingest attempts to promote Vista (witty subsites, banner gymnastics), the evidence betrays a sad truth: nobody wants it.

Not even pirates.

But facing news that Vista counterfeit rates are estimated at half those of Windows XP's, Microsoft plays the ignorant housewife: Pirates' refusal to touch the goods is due to Vista's "proven and effective" authentication system!

Oh, of course.

Written by Angela Natividad    Comments (2)     File: Bad, Packaging     Dec- 4-07  

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Comments

Wow... your so profound and cutting edge...please tell me more about how you hate Vista...its so informative... nevermind that in the comments after every Vista bashing post countless Vista users like me say... huh... what are you talking about... my Vista machines run much better than my XP machines... and wow, believe it or not... all my apps run... even on my 64bit box...

Posted by: Bill on December 5, 2007 09:58 AM

Countless? I count... 1. Really, you're quite alone in your opinion. Vista is really despised (and often abandoned) by the majority of the people who have had to use it. This extends across both the technical community and the general population. But it's nice to hear you're happy with it.

Posted by: B on December 5, 2007 06:34 PM

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