Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 25th Sep 2007 12:28 UTC, submitted by stonyandcher
Windows Critics who blasted Microsoft three months ago for failing to deliver Windows Vista add-ons have again called the company on the carpet, this time for missing its self-imposed deadline to provide promised extras. In late June, bloggers and users were already panning Vista Ultimate Extras as a bust. Extras, available only to customers running the top-end Vista edition, was one of the features cited by Microsoft to distinguish the USD 399 operating system from its USD 239 cousin, Home Premium. Microsoft's online marketing, for instance, touted Extras as 'cutting-edge programs, innovative services, and unique publications' that would be regularly offered to Ultimate users.
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RE[3]: I'm disapointed
by MNKyDeth on Tue 25th Sep 2007 19:13 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: I'm disapointed"
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btw - an OEM copy of Vista Home Premium on newegg is only a little over 100 bucks. Too bad it's hardware locked - as you can never upgrade a computer with the OEM copy of Vista. (you have to get retail version for that)

Actually, I have tested this theory and all you have to do is tell the people on the phone that the motherboard was defective. They instantly proceed to activate vista.

Edited 2007-09-25 19:14

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RE[4]: I'm disapointed
by SReilly on Tue 25th Sep 2007 22:26 in reply to "RE[3]: I'm disapointed"
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Thanks for that, I really am gonna need it. :-)

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