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Re: Microsoft distributes free CDs in Japan to patch Windows

  • From: Omachonu Ogali
  • Date: Mon Aug 25 15:31:21 2003

On Mon, Aug 25, 2003 at 03:15:06PM -0400, Robbie Foust wrote:
> 
> >Also, perhaps Microsoft put that
> >high per-call rate into play to SLOW DOWN the amount of calls they
> >were getting, not because "Bill Gates is greedy".

This was a theory, not an interpretation.

> Microsoft isn't charging for support calls regarding the worm & patching 
> problems.  Its free to anybody who calls.

I was not talking about the worm, this was in regards to an automatic
deactivation/activation system based on patches applied, that can and
will break due to improper filtering resulting in a higher call rate
to Microsoft.




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