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Microsoft dropping physical box sales of Windows 8 in China

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    Microsoft dropping physical box sales of Windows 8 in China


    Microsoft will not sell Windows 8 as a physical boxed product in China and instead will only distribute the OS through downloads and pre-installs on devices, in a move that could help the company drive consumers away from pirated copies of its products.

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    Microsoft dropping physical box sales of Windows 8 in China | PCWorld

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    I didn't think a single person in China ever paid for any software.
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    Why would Microsoft even bother? it's like trying to sell your silverware to a Chinese person who just ran out of chop sticks...and they said: what u sell that?!
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    Good luck Microsoft. . .
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