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PostHeaderIcon Tired of Being Picked On?

Apparently Microsoft is. That’s the word on the web after Corporate Vice President of Windows Consumer Products, Brad Brooks’ keynote speech at Microsoft’s recent Worldwide Partner Conference in Houston, Texas.

I heard it from accountingweb, here. I can’t say I was surprised, since Fast Company magazine reported not too long ago that the big M was bringing in a whole new kind of marketing brains… Hip ones! This is certainly an exception to the rule for Microsoft’s ad campaigns for… Dang, for as long as I’ve been paying attention to them, at least 10-12 years.


Me? I still hate Vista because of the way it forces people to upgrade fully functional, if older, computers because its hardware requirements are so through the roof. No ad campaign is going to change that stone-cold fact.

Or maybe I’m just bitter because I spent a fortune upgrading my hardware so I could run Office ’07. After being burned on that deal I’m outright scared of what Vista might cost me (ignoring its significant just-the-software price tag)!

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