They'd probably just be upset if a request for $200 popped up. Part of the problem is that Microsoft integrated Internet Explorer's components in to Windows years ago, and they don't seem to be interested in splitting that back out. If feasible this would give them an (almost) infinite variety of O/S looks and feel and even enlarge what some could do with their systems, as well as bring in $$$ They're making the updates for those who pay already (Big Daddy War Bucks and others) simply make the database they're already compiling for them available to those who pay the fee http://qaisoftware.com/windows-xp/xp-repair-cd-microsoft.html
He's as at home using the Linux terminal as he is digging into the Windows registry. Security pros are their own worst enemy Just when the world seems ready to listen to us, we give it a display of epic bickering.