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Microsoft "Analyzing one of American corporate history's greatest mysteries - the lost decade of Microsoft - two-time George Polk Award winner (and V.F.'s newest contributing editor) Kurt Eichenwald traces the 'astonishingly foolish management decisions' at the company that 'could serve as a business-school case study on the pitfalls of success'."
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RE[2]: Comment by PieterGen
by TemporalBeing on Tue 10th Jul 2012 17:50 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by PieterGen"
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Of course WinXP is a pain in the butt to install. Download any linux distro from 11 years ago and tell me how easy that is to install.

Redmond Desktop Linux was a breeze to install. You even got to play solitaire while it did its thing.

And yes, I installed that around the same time I did a test install of WinXP. Neither survived - WinXP because I couldn't stand it, RDL because it didn't have any developer tools so it wasn't of much use.

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