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T. Lewis ; Technol. Assessment Group, Salinas, CA, USA

Windows 98 is upon us like the plague. Consumers are poking at their Web browsers to download copies of Microsoft's cash cow as Intel and Microsoft rake in the profits from hardware and software upgrades. It is techno-treadmill time once again. In the excitement we forget one small detail: these may be damaged goods. Microsoft has quietly downplayed its damaged goods. The author discusses some examples of damaged software goods

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Computer  (Volume:31 ,  Issue: 7 )