Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 28th Nov 2012 15:17 UTC
Windows "As we pass the one month anniversary of the general availability of Windows 8, we are pleased to announce that to-date Microsoft has sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses. Tami Reller shared this news with industry and financial analysts, investors and media today at the Credit Suisse 2012 Annual Technology Conference. Windows 8 is outpacing Windows 7 in terms of upgrades." Not bad, but there are the usual asterisks, as Ars notes.
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RE[7]: But....
by lucas_maximus on Wed 28th Nov 2012 21:49 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: But...."
lucas_maximus
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Well, the difference is in that that actually writing something down yourself is a much more conscious effort than clicking twice. Also, a not-so-geek user wouldn't be typing scripts down anyways.


Not so, a lot of users copy and paste unfortunately. In fact a lot of developers do as well.

That is something I've mentioned multiple times in the past, but alas, you may not have read my comments; I've expressed the wish that someone would come up with a new OS where all applications by default are sandboxed and only given access to their own files, and that users could grant or deny permissions to any extraneous files and/or services. By default NO APPLICATION OR GAME should have access to all of the users' files.


I hear you. I probably haven't seen it otherwise I would agree, not sure about about the sand-boxing would work via application that read the same file type, but nonetheless I agree with the principle.

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