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    News - Microsoft rolls out three new Windows Vista Ultimate Extras

    Vista Ultimate users should pay attention as these things don't happen often - there are three new ultimate extras now available.
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    Re: News - Microsoft rolls out three new Windows Vista Ultimate Extras

    Pointless waste of time tbh. The only marginally good thing ever to be released is the BitLocker enhancements.
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    Re: News - Microsoft rolls out three new Windows Vista Ultimate Extras

    Damn how does M$ do it... provide so much excellent value at every turn for us lucky few blessed with enough sense to buy ultimate for the extra goodies....

    It just goes to prove what a bunch of lame brained M$ have working in their sales and marketing department! They should have never bothered releasing ultimate they should have bundeled all this crep in with Home Premium!

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    Re: News - Microsoft rolls out three new Windows Vista Ultimate Extras

    Aaah, I knew there was something missing in my life. I can finally go to Alcoholics anonymous and for the first time say "I didnt have a drink today, I played Tinker"

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    Re: News - Microsoft rolls out three new Windows Vista Ultimate Extras

    windows vista ultimate extras, what ever will they think of next.

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    Re: News - Microsoft rolls out three new Windows Vista Ultimate Extras

    Hexus.sarcasm - barely disguised

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    Re: News - Microsoft rolls out three new Windows Vista Ultimate Extras

    Wow, you can see that the one man "extras" team has ben working really hard.
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    Re: News - Microsoft rolls out three new Windows Vista Ultimate Extras

    The dreamscene desktops are unadulterated yak's poo. Sharp eyed Ultimate users will notice they are actually THE SAME SCENE just with a different colour hue bias. The sky in the low light video flickers horribly with artifacts.

    Tinker was mildly engaging for half an hour but the quirky tinker sound scheme has no place on my PC.

    Now why would Ultimate owners feel this is a half assed release?

    Luckily I didn't buy Ultimate for the extras but a bit more would have been nice...


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    Re: News - Microsoft rolls out three new Windows Vista Ultimate Extras

    They are so lame, it's more just a slap in the face than anything else.

    Maybe these extras are called "Ultimate" because they are so ultimately pointless. If anything, I'd rather they put the one developer working on this cold sack of poo to work on something more useful. Like making cups of tea for everyone in the office.

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    Re: News - Microsoft rolls out three new Windows Vista Ultimate Extras

    Hmmmm, more gash extras. Ultimate extras are pointless, they may as well save their money and stop paying the 1 part-time person they obviously have working on them. Extra dreamscenes are not really what I'd think of as an extra!

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    Re: News - Microsoft rolls out three new Windows Vista Ultimate Extras

    "Hi, We've got your cash sucker. Have some vaguely shiny crap to distract you while we go buy new cars..."

    Dontcha love fat cats?

    Oh well Vista mk2 (Windows 7) had better work or they are up **** creek.
    Mind you from what chatter i'm seeing over the project they seem to be just ripping out stuff to make Vista "lite"

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    Re: News - Microsoft rolls out three new Windows Vista Ultimate Extras

    I wonder how many work experience lads it took over the last 12 months to throw that BS together?
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    Re: News - Microsoft rolls out three new Windows Vista Ultimate Extras

    well the WOW did start here, but not for the right reasons!

    If people bought ultimate for anything more than bitlocker and things that shipped, rather than hoping for future freebies, they should be pissed off!
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    Re: News - Microsoft rolls out three new Windows Vista Ultimate Extras

    I'd like to think that the vast majority of Ultimate purchases was for some combination of domain, MCE and bitlocker functionality.

    But when they promise these extras, you would like to think they would be at least marginally worthwhile....
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    Re: News - Microsoft rolls out three new Windows Vista Ultimate Extras

    Quote Originally Posted by TheAnimus View Post
    well the WOW did start here, but not for the right reasons!

    If people bought ultimate for anything more than bitlocker and things that shipped, rather than hoping for future freebies, they should be pissed off!
    I wonder if anyone would care if they never released any more extras? (or just saved them up until they got a decent amount of useable things and shoved them all in the next SP)

    Personally I think they are more insulting than not releasing anything!

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    Re: News - Microsoft rolls out three new Windows Vista Ultimate Extras

    I didn't even know Ultimate was supposed to have downloadable extras until people started complaining that there weren't any

    Glad I didn't pay for Ultimate

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