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saw this on cnet--pretty ironic
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Jun 13, 2007, 03:20 AM
 
I don't see the irony. Can anyone clarify what I'm meant to be seeing here?
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Jun 13, 2007, 03:37 AM
 
Originally Posted by Chuckit View Post
I don't see the irony. Can anyone clarify what I'm meant to be seeing here?
Leopard.....
Ultimate.......
different versions, all same price.....
stab @ M$.......
haha.....
funny......
maybe......
huummm......
Personally I find it hilarious that you have the hots for my gramma. Especially seeins how she is 3x your age, and makes your Brittney-Spears-wannabe 30-something wife look like a rag doll who went thru WWIII with a burning stick of dynamite up her a** :)
     
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Jun 13, 2007, 03:53 AM
 
I think he meant the sponsored by Microsoft banner.

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Jun 13, 2007, 09:24 AM
 
The thing that really p*ssed people off is that even though all the different versions of Vista cost more, each DVD had all of the versions on it - full and upgrade.

You could buy the Vista Basic Upgrade DVD ($90) and install the full Vista Ultimate ($400). They are all the same DVD - just different packaging.
     
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Jun 13, 2007, 09:34 AM
 


That's pretty damn funny.

And what's this about Vista? What do you mean all the versions come from the same DVD? How's that work? I mean, how are you prevented from paying for Basic and installing Ultimate?
     
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Jun 13, 2007, 09:35 AM
 
I think that this is going to throw a little confusion into the mill here. As in past versions, there won't be a Basic, Home, Pro or Ultimate, just Mac OS X. And people who've read this might not quite understand...
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Jun 13, 2007, 11:32 AM
 
Originally Posted by shinykaro View Post
I mean, how are you prevented from paying for Basic and installing Ultimate?
It's all based on what serial you enter. If you enter an Ultimate serial, you get Ultimate. Basic serial == Basic Vista.

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Jun 13, 2007, 11:41 AM
 
Back to the OP, it is funny, but not ironic. There's a difference
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Jun 13, 2007, 12:53 PM
 
Originally Posted by TheoCryst View Post
It's all based on what serial you enter. If you enter an Ultimate serial, you get Ultimate. Basic serial == Basic Vista.
Meanwhile, the unused junk continues to clutter up your system.

Yet another reason I'm glad I dumped Windoze back in 2004.
     
   
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