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17th September 2007 - 02:04 PM
As much as Micro$oft annoys me, I don"t understand what the big deal is with WM Player. Windows is bundled with lots of other junk. Why is WM Player singled out? If you don"t like it, don"t use it.
17th September 2007 - 03:28 PM
Yeah Nikola. I'm also worried about the Commission's insistence that Microsoft share its code. First they hit Microsoft because everyone dislikes it. Who is next? Many companies both large and small technically have "monopolies" because they are the only ones who produce a product. Heck, Microsoft has LESS of a monopoly than any drug company in the world!
And the bit about "It doesn't matter that consumers had a choice". What? What? How does that make sense? Is this a ruling against a monopoly or against "free" bundled software? I sometimes *like* bundled software, and I will not be happy if the EU forces companies to stop throwing it into a package!
17th September 2007 - 03:44 PM
don't ipods force you to use that crappy itunes?
I like wmp and still using it although I have 4 other players including quicktime and real
17th September 2007 - 03:52 PM
I'm no fan of MicroSoft... but I do use Media Player. I prefer it to the other players I've tried. It's free, if you don't like - feel free to use any of the others that are out there.
Having said that, MicroSoft (as an operating system) should make the interfaces and other documentation for it's API's publicly available.
17th September 2007 - 04:43 PM
i have 50 million complaints about windows,but they do not include media player, or any of the FREE usefull similar stuff.
17th September 2007 - 10:22 PM
Yah know, I've kinda peeved that the EU Commission has put me in a position where I'm being forced to defend Micro$oft. ***.
17th September 2007 - 11:31 PM
This was most welcome! Everyone will gain from this! It will sure give us a healthy competition!
I do have Vista Ultimate on one computer, but I see it more as a toy.
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