"Potential Windows Vista User"
<PotentialWindowsVistaUser@discussions.microsoft.c om> wrote in message
> Why do I need to pay for Windows Vista?
Because we live in capitalist society, and the thousands of people who
created Windows Vista need to earn a living, and the owners of Microsoft
need to make a profit on top of that.
> There are no Word processors with
> spell check, Excel, Power Point, or any other pieces of software that come
> with it worth paying for.
The Office suite of applications has always been a separate product from
Windows. I do agree that the OS should come with some spell check
functionality, for WordPad and Windows Mail for example.
> I can't even Play DVDs.
Windows Vista Home Premium and Ultimate can both play DVDs out of the box.
> I can do these things in
> Linux and I don't have to pay so Can you tell me what I get over Linux in
> Windows Vista?
There are free Office-clones for Windows, there's probably free DVD players
if you know where to look.
Microsoft MVP Windows Shell/User.
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