Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 25th Jun 2008 22:47 UTC, submitted by Flatland_Spider
Windows We're really on the subject of software installation issues on OSNews lately, and this story, making its rounds on the internet, fits in quite well. Back in the day, during the antitrust lawsuits against Microsoft, Microsoft had to make a whole slew of corporate email public. In light of Gates' imminent withdrawal from Microsoft, SeattlePI dug up a little gem among these emails, one in which Bill Gates goes on a full-blown rant about the difficulties he had trying to download and install Windows MovieMaker, back in 2003.
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RE[2]: Well!!
by Alleister on Thu 26th Jun 2008 06:15 UTC in reply to "RE: Well!!"
Alleister
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2006-05-29

Actually, he is. Read something about Microsofts early years, he even is a more gifted Programmer than the average CS students i encountered based on what software Gates wrote.

Of course when MS reached a certain size it wouldn't have made much sense for him to implement MS Apps himself.

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