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Dell replays Windows 8 blame card as PC sales slide

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    Quote Originally Posted by McRuff View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by goodintentions View Post
    I know there's a lot of MS haters. I used to be one of them, too. But in the end, it just works.
    I am exactly the other way around I had a lot of time for Microsoft. Now not so much. What has put me off is the attempt to emulate the Fruit Company.

    Whats going on with all their secrecy? Who knows what is happening with Blue? They used to be a much more open company. They way they are treating us now is just like how apple treats their customers.

    The thing about Microsoft customers and fans is they have never been a bunch of yes men. There has always been vigorous debate about changes to their software.

    From your quote "it just works" you sound like an apple fan, as that was one of their slogans. It may suit you the way Microsoft is changing, but it makes me very uneasy for the future of Windows.
    Fair enough that I sound like an apple fan, because you know what now that I take a step back I do see that I do sound like those apple fanboys.

    To be fair, here's the difference. Most apple fanboys have no idea that apple OS's crash just as often as everything else. There are stats and studies that prove this. The reason apple fanboys believe their systems don't crash is because their systems are designed to not give you an error message. It's like sweeping the dirt under the rug.

    Anyway, you are right. I need to start checking myself. Being a fanboy of anything is the last thing I want to become.

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    Apple fan boys also deny that there is ever anything wrong with anything put out by Apple and vehemently fight and try to put down anyone who criticises any aspect of Apple.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ray8 View Post
    Apple fan boys also deny that there is ever anything wrong with anything put out by Apple and vehemently fight and try to put down anyone who criticises any aspect of Apple.
    Yes, and I think you've missed all the posts and threads I started criticizing certain aspects of windows 8. For example, I love the charms bar, but I hate the tiles. I prefer icons more. I absolutely hate the fact that I can't do a 50/50 split screen between 2 apps. There are a lot of things I hate about windows 8 UI. I freely admit this. The lack of a start button isn't one of them. I have classic shell installed and I haven't used the start menu in the last month. No reason to.
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    More assumptions. Why do you do this? I was speaking generically about all posters who seem to refuse to accept that not everyone is happy with what Microsoft has done and for valid reasons. If I was referring directly to you, I would have quoted you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ray8 View Post
    More assumptions. Why do you do this? I was speaking generically about all posters who seem to refuse to accept that not everyone is happy with what Microsoft has done and for valid reasons. If I was referring directly to you, I would have quoted you.
    I haven't seen those posters.
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    Quote Originally Posted by goodintentions View Post
    I haven't seen those posters.
    Surely you jest?
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    warning   Warning
    goodintentions and Ray, let's keep the discussion friendly shall we.
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