Re: The Microsoft issue

CobraBoy! (
Tue, 23 Dec 1997 17:38:12 -0800

At 1:50 PM -0800 12/23/97, Seth Golub wrote:
> It looks to me like a court technician learned what to do and simply
> demonstrated it for the judge. There was no mention of MS execs being
> present. I think that's still a good smack in Microsoft's face, but
> let's not get carried away.

> Ironically, one convenient source for how to remove
> Internet Explorer from Windows 95 is available at
> Microsoft's own Web site, where product
>support pages
> clearly explain, if not simply, then quite
>extensively, how
> to go about removing various versions of
>Internet Explorer
> from a user's PC.
> Searching the support site on the subject of
> Explorer from Windows produces detailed
>documents with
> titles like "How to Uninstall Internet
>Explorer 4.0," "How
> to Completely Uninstall Internet Explorer
>3.02," and
> "Troubleshooter: Solving Problems Installing or
> Uninstalling Internet Explorer 4.0." These
>procedures give
> rise to the question: Why can't Microsoft
>just produce its
> Explorer-free version of Windows by following
>its own
> technical support questions?


That's OK. He'll burn in hell. - Steve Jobs

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