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Why don't manufactures get together and get Microsoft out of the loop?

Nov 10, 2010, 18:03 (16 Talkback[s])
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"Why don't computer manufactures get in cahoots and get Microsoft out of the demi-god loop? I mean, computer manufactures are struggling because their profit out of every sell are very small... in the meantime, Microsoft is laughing its ass off while making millions upon millions over their sells of Windows 7 (or so they say).

"If any of the manufacturers dared getting out of the Microsoft way (you know, let's push Linux a bit harder, let's not say we recommend Windows 7, etc, etc), Microsoft would just need to get the price of Windows 7 licenses a little higher to force the manufacturer into red numbers (if it isn't already, of course) and teach the bully a lesson, right?"

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