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Jun262008

Bill Gates frustration with Windows in 2003 email

Seattle PI has unearthed an interesting e-mail from one the antitrust suits against Microsoft. Dated January 15, 2003, the e-mail includes a long rant Gates wrote to then-Windows chief Jim Allchin about the ease of use of Windows XP.

Read on past the jump for one of the gems that turned up, showing Gates in the role of chief rabble-rouser. (Original document: PDF, 5 pages.) It shows that even the Microsoft co-founder — who champions the “magic of software” — isn’t immune to the frustrations of everyday computer users. Keep in mind that this was more than five years ago, so it doesn’t necessarily reflect the specific state of things now. At the bottom, see what Gates said when I asked him about the message last week.

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