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Image Gallery: IT Hall Of Shame

Look back at ten of the most infamous and notorious tech industry frauds, flops, and foibles from individuals to products, ideas to entire companies.
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Microsoft introduced the widely-hyped successor to Windows XP in January 2007, and things quickly went downhill from there. Consumers complained about a lack of driver support and intrusive security measures, and businesses shunned the new OS on concerns about incompatibility with older applications. Microsoft hurried Windows 7 out the door in October 2009 in hopes the market would forget about Vista as soon as possible.

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