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Microsoft reminds us that Windows is f*cking expensive

Jul 01, 2009, 06:02 (3 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Erlik for this link. ]

" Here in Europe a full version of Windows home premium would cost €199 (about $280). You can actually purchase a cheap Linux netbook for the same price! Yes, a boxed Edition of Windows can actually cost as much as a full netbook, that's how expensive it is. If you live in the US you will get some relief though, as your license will only cost $199.

"The full business version of Windows will retail for €309 (about $400) the price of an entry level desktop. Who in their right mind will purchase Windows 7 at these prices in a recession, even if you can declare it as a business expense? Not many people!"

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