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MacBytes
Jul 25, 2003, 10:41 AM
Category: Microsoft
Link: Bill Gates: 5% Of Windows Machines Crash More Than Twice A Day (http://www.macobserver.com/article/2003/07/25.6.shtml)

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Capt Underpants
Jul 25, 2003, 11:07 AM
Well that is just from an error-reporting prespective. I usually don't even report my errors, as I know many people don't even bother. Atleast he admits there is something that is wrong with his OS.

Jerry Spoon
Jul 25, 2003, 01:03 PM
Fun read. 5% crash at least twice a day? I don't think my Mac has crashed twice in the last year!:D

damson34
Jul 25, 2003, 01:36 PM
Found this article on activewin.com and thought it was quite amusing.

"The New York Times has published an interesting write up of Microsoft's annual financial analyst meeting. We were considering a general-interest reference article to the Times' coverage until we noted one specifically interesting tidbit concerning Microsoft's own estimation of Windows' robustness. According to the article, Mr. Gates says that 5% of all Windows installations crash more than twice a day. From the NY Times: Mr. Gates acknowledged today that the company's error reporting service indicated that 5 percent of all Windows-based computers now crash more than twice each day."

medea
Jul 25, 2003, 01:51 PM
already posted in macbytes....

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