Sunday, August 20th 2006
Microsoft never cease to amaze me with their stupidity.
Windows Live Messenger opens all links and web searches in the default browser (as opposed to previous versions of MSN Messenger?), but still forces the user to use Internet Explorer when opening Hotmail. Why, Microsoft, why?
You would have thought that Microsoft, having devised the scheme of default applications in Windows, would respect them. What’s the #Â¤%&Â§! point of allowing the Windows user to specify a default web browser if not even Microsoft’s own programs respect the users choice?
Come on Microsoft – grow up and get with the times! Even my non-techie friends understand enough to realize that you’re being really stupid here.
And while I’m at it – it’s just so 2005 to have an advert at the bottom of Windows Live Messenger and every chat window.
Right now I have not one single reason why I should use Windows Live Messenger instead of Google Talk. Let’s see … Google Talk …
Why don’t you get it too?