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Windows 7: Windows 7 "Sins"

15 Mar 2010   #1
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 
Windows 7 "Sins"

Here is a great website for a laugh. I can't see how people can spend their time on this:

Windows 7 Sins — The case against Microsoft and proprietary software
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15 Mar 2010   #2
noobvious

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1 (desktop)
 
 

There's conspiracy theorists everywhere....lol.
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15 Mar 2010   #3
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

From a link on that site...


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15 Mar 2010   #4
FuturDreamz

Windows 8 Pro (32-bit)
 
 

There's been a lot of sites like that.
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15 Mar 2010   #5
Dzomlija

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

AAARGH! Run for cover! It's the end of the world! Yeah right. Like we haven't heard that a million times.

While it is everyones right to express their own views, and I'm not saying they should not, but the one interesting thing I noticed after reading the opening page on that site was that they want you to support them, but they do not have the means for readers to disagree with what they have said and to have an opposing opinion. Therefore they themselves are guilty of the very thing they are accusing Microsoft with - not giving the user a choice.

In short, they do not have a public poll where visitors can vote whether or not they agree with their views.
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16 Mar 2010   #6
gladson1976

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 build 7600 (XP, 98SE, 95, 3.11, DOS 7.10 on VM) + Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx
 
 

This is the series of feelings I got.


Though I do support the FSF, that website was just a bunch of misquoted facts and a lot of BS.

Example:
1. WGA gets automatically updated as part of Microsoft's critical update procedures, giving users little choice but to accept changes to the systems Microsoft can monitor. For Windows 7 they are changing the name of the product to Windows 7 Activation Technologies (WAT), but the functionality remains the same.
2. With Windows Vista, Microsoft worked with PC manufacturers to significantly increase the hardware specifications for the standard user-experience, causing people to require new computers to run the updated OS.
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16 Mar 2010   #7
win7clutz

Windows 7 Ultimate (64)
 
 

Quote:
...causing people to require new computers to run the updated OS.
This is factual, I built 17 new machines to get one compatible with Windows 7.

Ya just gotta love this BS.
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16 Mar 2010   #8
UrbanBounca

Windows 7 Pro
 
 

How can I contact them? I have a question that will throw them for a loop.
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16 Mar 2010   #9
gladson1976

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 build 7600 (XP, 98SE, 95, 3.11, DOS 7.10 on VM) + Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UrbanBounca View Post
How can I contact them? I have a question that will throw them for a loop.
The email is at the bottom of this page
Get involved with the Windows 7 Sins campaign
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16 Mar 2010   #10
IanFarewell

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UrbanBounca View Post
How can I contact them? I have a question that will throw them for a loop.

im intrigued by this statement,

what's the question if you don't mind me asking lol
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