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 Feb 12, 2008 - 10:00 AM - by Michael
* Vista SP1 Revolt

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MS's done it again - among those unfortunate enough to need to test SP1, there's a revolt by people forced to pirate it in order to do their testing.

Virtually none of the 131 comments posted thus far defended Microsoft's decision, and many were extremely blunt. "[Microsoft] has done some really boneheaded stuff, but this ranks right up at the top," said Pete Mitchell in a comment added to the blog Monday.

Another user identified as "PopePeter" put it differently: "Microsoft in its infinite wisdom has chosen to kick its core user base right where it hurts."
PopePeter's words could equally describe the decision to release Vista in the first place.
 

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