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    Microsoft spotted testing adverts embedded in WordPad

    At least six variants of adverts for the Office Web Apps eat into your vertical space.
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    Re: Microsoft spotted testing adverts embedded in WordPad

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    Maybe its a sign of them planning to get rid of Wordpad?
    Personally I cant remember the last time I used it so no loss to me, I either use Notepad or Word..

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    Re: Microsoft spotted testing adverts embedded in WordPad

    Well, let's just hope that they get forced to offer Open Office as well.

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    Re: Microsoft spotted testing adverts embedded in WordPad

    Wordpad's only use was a native Windows text editor that could handle \n line endings.

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    Re: Microsoft spotted testing adverts embedded in WordPad

    Quote Originally Posted by [GSV]Trig View Post
    Maybe its a sign of them planning to get rid of Wordpad?
    Pretty sure I read somewhere that they were at the very least removing wordpad from the standard install and you'd need to get it from the microsoft store in future...
    Last edited by LSG501; 23-01-2020 at 02:26 AM. Reason: fixed name of quoted person

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    Re: Microsoft spotted testing adverts embedded in WordPad

    cant have all the advertising money always going to google. share

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    Re: Microsoft spotted testing adverts embedded in WordPad

    Just another massive headache for SysAdmins. Now have to close off these ads so they don't open webpages or store links. Thanks from the bottom of our hearts.


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