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Offline RandomDude18

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Microsoft has a Poor Future Ahead of Them.
« on: July 16, 2008, 07:41:05 pm »
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/architecture/aa699384.aspx - The point is you will have to pay monthly to use stuff like Microsoft Office instead of buying it once and installing on a bunch of computers.

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Re: Microsoft has a Poor Future Ahead of Them.
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2008, 09:13:05 pm »
Looks bad, I don't think many people would want to pay mothly for such.. Hell even pay for it once... Yep, M$ is going downhill if they implement this

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Re: Microsoft has a Poor Future Ahead of Them.
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2008, 05:05:22 am »
they said that the 'buy it once' versions will still be available to buy, but that everything in windows 7 is gonna be like this.

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Re: Microsoft has a Poor Future Ahead of Them.
« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2008, 08:24:35 am »
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/architecture/aa699384.aspx - The point is you will have to pay monthly to use stuff like Microsoft Office instead of buying it once and installing on a bunch of computers.
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Re: Microsoft has a Poor Future Ahead of Them.
« Reply #4 on: July 17, 2008, 10:36:32 pm »
Holy crap. That is stupid.

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Re: Microsoft has a Poor Future Ahead of Them.
« Reply #5 on: July 20, 2008, 07:03:33 pm »
It will tie up bandwidth and take away people's freedom.

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Re: Microsoft has a Poor Future Ahead of Them.
« Reply #6 on: July 26, 2008, 01:14:14 am »
Microsoft needs some humans working at their company. Nobody would think for a second that people would want this.