I hate all those annoying little Windows popup messages. I don’t know whether Vista and Windows 7 are still plagued with them – it was bad enough in XP, 2000, 2003, 2008, etc., and so the thought of installing Vista or Windows 7, even in virtual machine, makes me shudder.
If you’re not sure what I’m talking about, it’s about these poxy little messages that pop up from the task/menu bar:
These popups would be more honest in their intent if they were captioned thusly:
I’m surprised Microsoft haven’t increased their marketing options here:
Equally it surprises me that Steve Ballmer hasn’t required some curt comments:
I think this popup really does exist in Windows, but obviously we don’t see it:
Alternatively, this might sum up most popups:
If popups were truthful to the state of the average Windows computer connected to the internet though (i.e,. the average Windows XP system), the following ones might be a little more honest: