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Microsoft to charge for Updates

Discussion in 'General Software' started by Killer_Rubber_Ducky, Feb 7, 2013.

  1. Phusius

    Phusius New Member

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    ^ Agree, 50 grand in debt with a useless degree because my professors always coddled me telling me I would be ok as long as I stayed with it (when I tried to change majors two different occasions to something more applicable).
     
  2. BrooksyX

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    ha one of the great things about attending a state run college during a recession is that many of my classes, including upper division, were taught by Phd. Students. They would take turns teaching my MIS classes and they often contradicted eachother. :banghead:
     
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  3. Dos101

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    Opinions opinions haha.

    I could only imagine the backlash they would receive if they ever went that route, which is why I don't believe it will ever happen, at least in the near future.
     
  4. LAN_deRf_HA

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    I don't know what he was on about but that wouldn't be it. MS allows pirated OS updates. They don't auto-check their validation updates and claim they'd rather you pirate Windows than use something else. The only exceptions are service packs that bundle the validation checks and MS products that interface with MS updates to screw with your settings like MSE.
     
  5. remixedcat

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    Does your teacher use a mac?
     
  6. Killer_Rubber_Ducky

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    actually, yes. He runs all 3 major OSes. Mac as base, Windows and Linux in VM.
     
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    mac fanboys like to spread FUD so be careful.
     
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    So I won't be stuck installing a million additional things, that end up slowing my computer down with MS bloatware?
    Sign me up..
    But yea, I'm not paying for that...
     
  9. Frick

    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    Security updates, patches and added functions are all overrated anyway. Still can't tell trolling from stupidity.
     
  10. cadaveca

    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    You need to find a new class, m'kay?

    Microsoft ALREADY charges for support calls. They will NEVER charge for a security update.. they'll be sued by nearly every corporation on the planet.
     
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    what cadaveca said... (though they may have the right to charge w/e they want for "windows 9" and onwards I guess?

    +if they charge for updates piratebay will need to upgrade their servers ^^, cause ppl wont pay monthly for M$'s failures.

    And I highly doubt that MS will start charging for updates before Apple starts doing that (knowing apple's ways...)
     
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    MS can't handle business like Apple; I'm quite sure Apple has a patent for that somewhere:roll:
     

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