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    Microsoft to provide free upgrades to Windows 10 for 2 to 4 years

    Interesting take on how MS will make money on Win 10. The inference is that "Home" users will suffer the "Lifetime of the device" problem first.
    http://www.computerworld.com/article...o-4-years.html

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    The author managed to sprinkle enough weasel words around the article for when it turns out to be more relevant to shareholders than customers:

    "... sounds like ... hints at ... may use ... say, could be ... , perhaps ... "

    He says they say a lot of things they don't actually say.

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    If I understood the article correctly, he based his opinions on a PowerPoint show that was presented to the shareholders ( who will want a return at some point from the "free" OS ).
    Obviously everyone has an opinion but when the word "free" pops up there will always be suspicion. I haven't tried win 10 yet so hopefully it will be a great OS after July 29th.

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    But then "2 to 4 years" may be in keeping with the 3 years between versions.

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