Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 11th Nov 2012 15:49 UTC
Windows "Yesterday my desktop died, and so I went ahead and got a brand new Windows 8 laptop. It's always been my feeling that as years go on, user experience has been going down for people who use a computer and the Internet, because of decisions all companies make that are clearly anti-user, either because they think they know best, or in many cases, for financial gains. But from spending all night reinstalling everything and customizing the laptop, I realized just how bad it has become." Probably the biggest reason to go Mac or Linux. Such a shame Microsoft found it more important to pressure OEMs into silly Secure Boot nonsense instead of doing something about the anti-user crapware disaster. Goes to show who Microsoft cares about. Hint: it ain't you.
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RE[2]: Comment by marcp
by leech on Sun 11th Nov 2012 23:16 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by marcp"
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"Secondly - the fact that we got this crap on a market today doesn't mean it is *normal* in any way.

I haven't seen anyone in the comments yet say it's "normal" or "acceptable," so I don't know who your rant is aimed at.

Ranting is fun, accept it. ;)

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