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Windows 7: Microsoft doubles support lifespan for consumer Windows 7, Vista

21 Feb 2012   #11

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Thank you Microsoft!

I realize that they DON'T HAVE TO DO THIS..but it is generous of them to do so.

Honestly I would pay a reasonable fee after a period of 5 years to keep being supported because after all they are in business to make a profit, I wonder if they ever considered this.

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21 Feb 2012   #12

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
Yes Yes that is what I wanted to hear. The way to make people upgrade is not by stop backing up your older operating system but by making a new operating system much better so people want it and will buy it.
Well that's precisely what most are finding once they upgraded to 7 a working OS over the past mistakes made by MS! Some refer to 7 as the OS that "runs right out of the box" without a ton of fixes required!

I was hoping MS would have at least followed suit in a progression with 8 and eventually 9 building on the success seen with 7 but... they seem to be off on another adventure somewhere else that could likely end up being another "Flop"?!
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