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Microsoft Admits Vista Failure

Apr 21, 2007, 14:00 (34 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Charlie Demerjian)

[ Thanks to Tom Wickline for this link. ]

"With two overlapping events, Microsoft admitted what we have been saying all along, Vista, aka Windows MeII, is a joke that no one wants. It did two unprecedented things this week that frankly stunned us...

"What happened is the OEMs revolted in the background and forced Microsoft's hand. This is a big neon sign above MeII saying 'FAILURE'. Blink blink blink. OK, MeII won't fail, they have OEMs whipped and threatened into a corner, it will sell, but you can almost hear the defectors marching toward Linux. This is a watershed..."

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