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    Microsoft to open UK flagship store on Oxford St on 11th July

    Retail outlet covers 21,932 square feet over three floors.
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    Re: Microsoft to open UK flagship store on Oxford St on 11th July

    Let me guess, to get in users have to interact with a facial recognition cortana scanner, and customer services is likewise a cortana voice agent flat screen. Half way through your shopping experience microsoft will decide to add functionality and change what's in your basket, irrespective of whether you want it to, and all the while it is taking as much personally identifiable information from you as is it can get away with.

    Prestigious site though, on the corner of Bond St and Oxford St! Users can enjoy queuing for 15 minutes to get into Oxford Circus with their new surface during rush hour.

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    Re: Microsoft to open UK flagship store on Oxford St on 11th July

    It'll be expensive to run, every few months they'll have to reinstall the windows.

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    Re: Microsoft to open UK flagship store on Oxford St on 11th July

    Quote Originally Posted by spacein_vader View Post
    It'll be expensive to run, every few months they'll have to reinstall the windows.
    Only because they’ll do an grade (stealth mode - in black) and then will break. (And of course they won’t be open)


    But I have to say it won’t be on my list of top tourist attractions.
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    Re: Microsoft to open UK flagship store on Oxford St on 11th July

    Quote Originally Posted by spacein_vader View Post
    It'll be expensive to run, every few months they'll have to reinstall the windows.
    Looks like someone is still running windows XP or earlier or enjoys the warez sites. I have had Win 10 Pro for more than 2 years now. Still runs as new.

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    Re: Microsoft to open UK flagship store on Oxford St on 11th July

    Quote Originally Posted by peterb View Post
    it won’t be on my list of top tourist attractions.
    I actively avoid London now, considering I lived and worked there for 5 years. Guess I'll never visit.

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    Re: Microsoft to open UK flagship store on Oxford St on 11th July

    Quote Originally Posted by deepblue08 View Post
    Looks like someone is still running windows XP or earlier or enjoys the warez sites. I have had Win 10 Pro for more than 2 years now. Still runs as new.
    So do I, but that would spoil the gag.

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    Re: Microsoft to open UK flagship store on Oxford St on 11th July

    Quote Originally Posted by deepblue08 View Post
    Looks like someone is still running windows XP or earlier or enjoys the warez sites. I have had Win 10 Pro for more than 2 years now. Still runs as new.
    Guess you don’t run it very often then as there have been numerous updates to ‘improve’ it since it was new!
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    Re: Microsoft to open UK flagship store on Oxford St on 11th July

    I have had a few hiccups with Win10, but the ease of formatting is what makes it my favourite.

    I love easily resetting my PC every 6 months, even though it might not have any real benefit. I keep everything on OneDrive anyway so its all super easy!

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