Microsoft & Security Advisories

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  1. Gatekeeper
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    Here's a suggestion for Microsoft, why not have a scrolling message every time you open up Internet Explorer, and for that matter, for any Microsoft OS. Seems they, to the best of my knowledge,I don't think they have produced anything without problems, then in some cases, along with these advisories, charge the consumer for technical assistance!
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    "Caution use of these programs can be hazardous to your computers health"

    Microsoft Issues Security Advisory on IE Vulnerability - PC World

    I am thinking if the security of the United States is depending on Microsoft products.........:eek:
     
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    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BpOvzGiheOM[/ame]
     
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    GR8 video and so true. When it comes to sales of products or merchandise, tell'em anything, just get'em to BUY. :lol:
     
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    Its a damn shame MS has such a hold on the computer world, they suck to deal with.

    They don't even have 24 hour support help, and you get routed to indian to people who have no idea what you are saying let alone helping you fix what is wrong.
     
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    Meh ... anyone willing to use an OS which there is no real community other than fanbois and doesn't offer great CS deserves what they get. ;)

    Go Linux or Apple, you get a coder community with Linux and excellent CS with Apple.
     
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    You DO realize that Apple and Linux both have just as many fanboys and fangirls as Microsoft, right? And in my experience, they are more of the "foaming at the mouth" type than Microsoft users. Microsoft users typically consists of average people who don't know or care about computers, they just use them when they have to. The nerd rage comes from the other side of the aisle, from people such as yourself.
     
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    Truth.

    People use Microsoft because it's easy to learn. A lot of people don't have time to learn Apple or Linux. And some people just prefer a simple thing like MS.

    I've been using MS products for seven years now, and I have never had a problem with their products. Sure, MS word could use some improvement (least the new version) but it's not horrible by any means.
     
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    You should see the nerd range INSIDE the various Linux communities. I get really annoyed when a Debian promoter wants to piss over Ubuntu because it's easier to use than Debian (oh the horror!). And don't get me started on those Gentoo freaks. I reckon they're robots masquerading as humans.
     
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    Don't even have to go that far, you can see it here:

    http://www.usmessageboard.com/compu...-live-accounts-death-threats-in-reaction.html

    :eusa_whistle:
     
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    In my experience, computer problems are almost always user error. The same users would have the same problems with other OS's, especially Linux, which is not designed for your average user.
     

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