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Old 02-28-2014, 02:52 PM   #1
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Rumor: Microsoft May Offer Free Version of Windows 8.1 Bundled with Bing

When they are contemplating "free", it may be time to move-on.

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Old 02-28-2014, 06:13 PM   #2
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Re: Rumor: Microsoft May Offer Free Version of Windows 8.1 Bundled with Bing

Now the a good price...LOL
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Re: Rumor: Microsoft May Offer Free Version of Windows 8.1 Bundled with Bing

They bungled big time trying to catch up with Apple. Sad, used to be a great company.
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Re: Rumor: Microsoft May Offer Free Version of Windows 8.1 Bundled with Bing

A 'free' product is, of course, more attractive than a product which needs to be paid to have. But I think the low adoption rate of Windows 8/8.1 is primarily due to its overall design (especially the UI/Metro) and not its price. So, perhaps the majority is still not going to switch from Win 7 to Win 8. Or more perhaps, people might just install it along with their Win 7 in their PCs. I think I might do this, to have a dual boot system. Being free is not a high enough incentive. There is no free lunch in the world. If something is useful, I do not mind paying for it at all. But frankly, I am not too eager to do this at all.

BTW, what does this 'with Bing' mean exactly?
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