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M$ to power all cars..??

 
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Hi all
Read the latest
So what would happen now..
# To stop the car, you need to start first.
cheerz
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Picture the following:
Its morning, and before you head off to work, you've got to drop the kids at school. You climb into your new "Powered by Windows 2008 XP" Peoplewagon.
First of all theres no ignition. Theres a keyboard built into your steering column. A sign flashes on your dashboard "Please sign into Passport to continue". After signing in (on the third attempt, the passport servers at MS have been suffering from a Distributed Denial of Service attack for the last week), youre ready to go.
But wait! You cant. Some 12 year old script kiddie at the local high school has hacked your car in the middle of the night. Instead, the car alarm goes off and the car refuses to start. To add insult to injury the display on your dashboard has the message "L33t-Dr1v3r 0wn5 j00! W00t!", before displaying a small porn movie involving President Schwarzenneger and a Moose. All in front of your kids.
Welcome to driving in Microsofts world.
[ December 02, 2003: Message edited by: Mark Fletcher ]
 
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Anyone trust this company that much?
Gives "blue screen of death" a new meaning!
 
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Originally posted by Malhar Barai:

# To stop the car, you need to start first.


That's what I do always! How to stop a car which is not started!?
 
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How to stop a car which is not started!?
Well, you could forget to use the parking brake when you leave the car on a hill...
 
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Originally posted by Jim Yingst:
Well, you could forget to use the parking brake when you leave the car on a hill...


Thanks for the reminder. A very useful tip indeed, considering that I'm in San Francisco now!
 
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- First time in history a car would crash before you even got it out of the showroom!
- Officer, I swear, I punched in "55 mph"!
- "I see you're trying to pull into a restaurant parking lot. Would you like to:
o Drive to Microsoft's corporate partner McDonald's instead?
o Order food from MSN.com?"
Thanks, folks, I'll be here all week.
 
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# Occasionally, for no reason whatsoever, your car would lock you out and refuse to let you in until you simultaneously lifted the door handle, turned the key and grabbed hold of the radio antenna.
# The airbag system would say 'Are you sure?' before going off.
# The oil, water, temperature and alternator warning lights would be replaced by a single 'general car fault' warning light.
# For no reason whatsoever, your car would crash twice a day.
This could be possible too...
MB
 
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Imagine the list of options to select when ordering the car.
Freedom /Automatic/Manual
Solarium/Sun roof/None
In car entertainment/ CD player/ Radio
MS OS / IBM OS / Linux
In addition to the usual car options - window tints , stripes.
Any idea ,someone whether it will run on cheap green diesel ?
 
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Any idea ,someone whether it will run on cheap green diesel ?


Even that would be powered by M$(M$ filling stations)...
cheerz
MB
 
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M$ New TEchnology Enables you to Start without Stopping.
The Build in Feature is called Crashing, In local Tough people call it "Blue Screen of Death"
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The Skycar is solely controlled by MS Windows. The inventor would rather not get in the car if it is to be controlled at the discretion of the driver. The Skycar travels at 600 kmph.
 
Don't get me started about those stupid light bulbs.
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