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7 Reasons Windows 8 RT was DOA

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    Quote Originally Posted by BillWindows View Post
    Just leave it be, the same thing they said about DOS and Windows XP and I'm sure about the horse and buggy.
    Why should people be silent on your behest?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ray8 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by BillWindows View Post
    Just leave it be, the same thing they said about DOS and Windows XP and I'm sure about the horse and buggy.
    Why should people be silent on your behest?
    You don't have to be silent, some things are inevitable, the world moves on, PCs are a passing fad.

    What do you think about Skype.?
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    Nothing is inevitable, except maybe death and taxes.

    "All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing." - Edmund Burke
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ray8 View Post
    Nothing is inevitable, except maybe death and taxes.

    "All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing." - Edmund Burke
    So you're saying the company who has supplied you with all of your current OSes, like 6, is evil.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BillWindows View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Ray8 View Post
    Nothing is inevitable, except maybe death and taxes.

    "All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing." - Edmund Burke
    So you're saying the company who has supplied you with all of your current OSes, like 6, is evil.
    I see where your problem lies. It sort of explains why you have so many Apple and Android devices, and keep buying them, even if you find them unsatisfactory.
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  6. #76


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    I think there are actually about seven Windows RT tablets that can be bought....

    Also, there probably and actually are more Windows 8 fanboys than there are mac fanboys simply because there are more of us than them.

    I'd still use Windows RT over android. That is facing all sorts of malware issues that reminds me of the days of Windows xp. I was talking to a friend of my recently who works at Costco. They sell these 200 dollar android tablets. She gets annoyed when people buy them because even she knows how crappy they and can't believe why people would buy something like that. "Ooooh! I can go on facebook!" Said every android tablet user.

    Meanwhile, anyone using Windows RT finished their monthly finances, backed up their files onto an external drive, watched a Netflix movie on an external monitor, and synced up their Windows Phone to their device or even their android phone.
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    That's it then, unbridled malware and a definitive statement on what's best, from a friend who works in Costco. All we need is confirmation from a cousin who works in Walmart and it's the end of the debate.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ray8 View Post
    That's it then, unbridled malware and a definitive statement on what's best, from a friend who works in Costco. All we need is confirmation from a cousin who works in Walmart and it's the end of the debate.
    Pretty much. The thing's disgusting.
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    It's the $199 mentality. I used to work for a retail shop, small shop
    We would get people in all the time looking for the $199 special. "Sorry, we don't sell crap, you can try the guys around the corner or Best Buy" ,,, and away they went.

    We would get them in a lot also and explain how the $199 disposable crap they just bought a few months earlier was a waste of money. And how at that time a $600 PC was going to last them several years. These were proven PC's with 3 Year warranty all Intel/Seagate parts and Eset at the time. Yes, we actually did sell these people these PC's. And very rarely did they come back, every so often for malware, but not hardware issues.

    The moral is, you get what you pay for. And when Mac gets a larger share of the market, they will see just how unsecure they really are "security through obscurity" ,,, was that way with Firefox for a long time. Now look at them, they are ahving to battle the same things IE has been for years.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tepid View Post
    The moral is, you get what you pay for. And when Mac gets a larger share of the market, they will see just how unsecure they really are "security through obscurity" ,,, was that way with Firefox for a long time. Now look at them, they are ahving to battle the same things IE has been for years.
    They have already grown and the security threats have not paralleled the growth. There have been some new exploits out there but not at the same rate that we see for the Windows platform. The conclusion is that OSX is a more secure platform even with its install base growing and it becoming a larger target.

    Go do some current research on this and you'll see OSX has no where near the amount of vulnerabilities that Windows has even though they have grown to the point of being a common everyday computer and OS. OSX is a target, they just aren't an easy one. Windows is the easy target.
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