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The Microsoft ads are working

Apr 15, 2009, 13:02 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Christopher Dawson)

"Then Microsoft started their new ad campaign and it certainly seems to be a heck of a lot more successful than the short-lived Jerry Seinfeld debacle. I'll be honest: I actually like the commercials. They play on my gadget lust and make me want to go buy a new PC. Of course, I'd probably install Ubuntu PDQ, but I would have already purchased a PC.

"The ads seem to have killed any interest in Linux and, except among Mac devotees (and quite a few still exist in education), in new Macs. It sounds as though the rival Linux ads won't exactly be cranking out the converts either."

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