Crunch time at Microsoft

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| Windows Vista was a disappointment. Another dud will cost Microsoft dearly.
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http://mybroadband.co.za/news/Software/3536.html

Really? Microsoft Should Get a Pass on Quality?

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| Okay, so I admit I was a bit cranky in my last post, but my Microsoft Vista
| problems have been very frustrating.
|
| [...]
|
| In one of those comments, Mike seems to be arguing that because refrigerators
| and washing machines are mechanical devices—with little or no software code—
| we should expect them to offer far greater reliability than do laptops and
| desktops. But I'm not so sure.
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http://blog.inc.com/the-breakthrough...puter_ind.html


Yesterday:

Ballmer: Vista Is 'a Work in Progress'

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| As PC users clamor for Microsoft to continue to support Windows XP, company
| CEO Steve Ballmer called the Vista OS "a work in progress" at an annual
| Seattle event on Thursday. *
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http://www.pcworld.com/businesscente..._progress.html


Recent:

Holy Crap: Did Bill Gates Just Say Windows Sucks?

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| We asked a simple question: what Microsoft product could have used a little
| more polish before release? The answer astounded us. We would just like to
| thank Bill Gates for his honesty and his openness. *
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http://gizmodo.com/342920/holy-crap-...-windows-sucks