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World’s Funniest Windows Error Messages

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World’s Funniest Windows Error Messages: We all know how it sucks to see error messages. If you have been using Windows all your life, you have probably seen lots of them already.

Since some people have learned to look at the bright or should I say funny side of life, they have decided to create something out of those error messages. They have Photoshopped or edited some Windows error messages and made them look so realistic to try to tickle our funny bone.

I want you all to sit back, relax, and enjoy our collection of some of the world’s funniest Windows error messages:

Read and look more at TechSource

Uncategorized May 30th 2010

To Microsoft, Open Source means “Windows Encumbered”

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One of the most interesting things to happen in the past couple of years, is Microsoft’s embrace of Open Source. This means different things to various people I’ve spoken with at Microsoft. Some seem genuinely sincere. Some seem less so. What hasn’t changed is Microsoft’s behavior to the Open Source community at large.

* They have not retracted their patent FUD against Linux.
* They (a founding member of the BSA) did not speak out against the BSA/IIPA’s attempt to have the US government equate Open Source with piracy and as anti-capitalist.
* They continue to attack, with legal action or threats, any open source that competes with any of their core products.
* They continue to hijack standards boards with “standards” that are encumbered by patent or platform constraints.

Microsoft’s version of Open Source Software (MSOSS) means software licensed under an Open Source License which is encumbered with a dependency on SharePoint, Microsoft Office, Microsoft SQL Server or Microsoft Windows (Azure or classic).

Read more at OpenSource.org

Uncategorized May 26th 2010

Big leap: Microsoft makes free version of Office, its cash cow

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In the beginning, there was word processing.

Then, simply, Word.

Spreadsheets became Excel. Presentation software, if it was ever known by such a name, was simply PowerPoint. Long before Google’s preeminence in search, Microsoft dominated business and personal software with a suite known as Office.

The company launches its latest version, Office 2010, on Wednesday in New York — and the stakes couldn’t be higher.

The lucrative franchise is threatened by a changing market spouting a four-letter word: free. The biggest threat comes from Google, specifically Google Docs, Web applications accessible from any computer.

Read more at Seattle Times

Uncategorized May 11th 2010

Microsoft’s FUD goes mobile

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HTC has agreed to pay Microsoft a royalty when it sells a mobile phone running Google’s Android operating system.

But why does Microsoft make money from Google’s software? Android is based on open source software – and Microsoft has long raised fears that aspects of Linux may infringe on its patents.

The deal with HTC is described as a patent agreement which “expands HTC’s long-standing business relationship with Microsoft”. HTC also sells phones based on Windows Mobile.

Read more at The Register

Uncategorized May 1st 2010