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The Spoof!: Microsoft Gives Away Windows

Oct 20, 2004, 04:00 (6 Talkback[s])

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"In a press conference held at Microsoft headquarters in Redmond, Washington yesterday, Microsoft Corporation announced a new pricing scheme for its ubiquitous operating system, Windows XP, which will now be named Windows XFree.

"'In future,' a spokesperson explained, 'we will not be charging customers for Windows XFree, which will become a free 15GB download from the Microsoft Web site...'"

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