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Discussion in 'MacBytes.com News Discussion' started by MacBytes, Jan 31, 2004.

  1. macrumors bot

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    Mudbug

    #2
    words fail me.
     
  3. macrumors G5

    Sun Baked

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    Re: Windows Security Provided by this Poster

    They said they'd be doing quite a bit to improve Windows Security, this must be what they came up with.

    Sort of like the stickers that say "Warning: this house/car protected by this sticker" that you can buy instead of an alarm.
     
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    winmacguy

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    Interesting concept
     
  5. macrumors regular

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    I ordered 2 kits (150 posters)
    I like the pictures- I'm going to cut out the pictures and use them on my door :D
     
  6. macrumors 6502a

    #6
    LMAO....

    I ordered a free set for my office. Now I can gaze up and remind myself why i have a mac......

    Also, I can be credited with instituting a secure computing policy in the office...

    Thanks Microsoft.
     
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    edesignuk

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    um...




    ...omg...





    ...yeah...





    ...:eek:!
     
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    Nermal

    Staff Member

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    edesign, that actually summed it up quite nicely :)
     
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    edesignuk

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    But of course my dear fellow, I am, after all, a lingual genius :eek: :D :p
     
  10. macrumors newbie

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    so if order those there are NO hidden costs or anything? this IS microsoft, and i'm paranoid that i'm gonna wind up with a bill for the shipping or something...
     
  11. macrumors member

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    LOL, me too!:D
     
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    Laslo Panaflex

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    As of right now the ordering site for the posters is down, you cannot order posters, you can only download them. I hope this is up and running soon, they would make great white elephant gifts.
     
  13. macrumors member

    #13
    Is this a new promo theme for MS?

    "Welcome to Microsoft Country"
     
  14. macrumors regular

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    No bill, even though I couldn't believe this was from Microsoft.. it is for educational purposes however.
     
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    Mr. Anderson

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    Damn, they don't have anymore posters....or at least the ordering is shut down :(

    I wanted to get some and give them to my IT guys at work :D

    Great stuff!

    D
     
  16. macrumors regular

    #16
    I'm surprised no one has posted their own Photoshopped versions of signs that more "accurately" describe Microsoft and where they can put their virus-infested software. :)

    If they really wanted to educate the public on how to protect themselves from these viruses, they only need one sign that simply says "Buy a Mac." ;)
     
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    Nermal

    Staff Member

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    They were made on a Mac :) (quite some time ago too!)

     
  18. macrumors G5

    nagromme

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    "Hackers Ahead" and "Internet Worm Crossing"... finally some honest advertising from Microsoft!

    Get yours before MyDoom uses MS's own product failings to attack them this coming week :)
     
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  20. macrumors member

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    Where's the security poster that says "Do Not Use Windows"
     
  21. macrumors regular

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    Bored, and it took me 3 minutes.. not worrying about making it pretty.

    [​IMG]
     
  22. macrumors newbie

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    I think its funny...

    I must say the posters are actually good. And they can be funny too... just like all the stuff Microsoft makes. Except, its not that funny; especially when it hurts you. I am thinking that this posters will do more damage than good. But don't get me wrong, the concept is funny. Microsoft does not have a good sense of humor.
     
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    MrMacMan

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    Ahhhh

    mwhahahaha.


    What the hell is that Microsoft?

    Is anyone really getting those?

    MWHAHAHA.


    :eek: :eek: :confused:
     
  24. macrumors 603

    solvs

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    *The ordering site has been shut down for maintenance purposes.

    Maybe they caught a virus. :D Probably not, since the posters were created on a Mac. :p

    Do they even think before doing this stuff? Do they realize how rediculous this is? :rolleyes: Duh!!!
     
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    Sabenth

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    words cant describe how i feel right now about this... ??????? :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: :rolleyes: :eek:
     

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