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On 7/6/06, Earle Martin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > The software you are installing for this hardware > > $SOFTWARE_NAME > > has not passed Windows Logo testing to verify its > compatibility with Windows XP. Continuing your > installation of this software may impair or > destabilize the correct operation of your system > either immediately or in the future. Microsoft > strongly recommends that you stop this > installation now and contact the hardware vendor > for software that has passed Windows Logo testing. > > [ Continue Anyway ] [ STOP Installation ] > > > ...and repeat TWO DOZEN FUCKING TIMES. Because Microsoft is TOO FUCKING > RETARDED TO PROVIDE A "DON'T ASK ME AGAIN" button. And it's a modal fucking > dialog, so I can't do anything else until the install has finished. > > As if that wasn't moronic enough, the message sounds like it was written by > an amateur lawyer. "Destabilize the correct operation of your system"? > "Either immediately *or* in the future"? WTF? And add to that the FUD factor > of what the message is implying. > > Hate. Hate. Hate. XP is hateful as a general rule. It always boggles my mind about MS, somehow they manage to take a fairly decent product (by MS standards) like Win2k and turn it into something hateful like XP. Its not the first time either. yves -- perl -Mre=debug -e "/just|another|perl|hacker/"
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