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Windows 8 License Sales Top 60 Million
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AsokAsus
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AsokAsus,
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1/12/2013 | 7:47:07 PM
re: Windows 8 License Sales Top 60 Million
Microsoft could sell 60 million licenses for an operating system called "PoopOnaStick" because they are a monopoly and because their "partners" are forced to buy in bulk just in case they manage to sell any devices running "PoopOnaStock". But said license sales bear no relation to actual number of devices sold, nor how many of said sold devices may have been "downgraded" to an earlier and better OS than "PoopOnaStick". My guess, though, is that after the Windows 8 (aka PoopOnaStick) debacle has come to complete fruition in the next 6 months, vendors won't be quite so eager to buy bulk licenses on Microsoft's next wonder OS, "PoopOnaStick II".
moarsauce123
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1/10/2013 | 12:46:59 PM
re: Windows 8 License Sales Top 60 Million
The 60 million figure includes all those licenses from PC and OEM manufacturers for systems yet to be built, plus all those systems sitting on a store or warehouse shelf, plus all those licenses that are never used because the systems are upgraded to W7 right away. Using more realistic measures the adoption rate of W8 is dismal and will stay like that.
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Mooody,
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1/10/2013 | 4:15:54 AM
re: Windows 8 License Sales Top 60 Million
Where is the start menu? How can I shut down my computer with a click of my mouse? How to playback DVD? How to open, view, read, review, print PDF documents with Microsoft PDF Reader metro app? PDF files have to be printed in batch with 3rd-party solutions like PDF2Printer from win8pdf.com/pdf-to-printer.htm... and they have to be read without switching to Metro with 3rd-party software like PDF Reader for Windows 8 from pdfeight.com/reader.html. Start button has to be recovered with software like ViStart from lee-soft.com/vistart/. To shut down Windows 8 with a click, you have to create a Command Prompt script like shutdown -s -t 0. To play DVD, you have to download the freeware VLC Player from videolan.org/vlc/index.html. I should not have upgraded my DELL to Windows 8.


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