Intrepid reader Yves Milord snapped a pic of what might be the first error message seen on a Microsoft Surface.
Wow looks like things didn't go to smooth for Microsoft at this years CES... convincing people to buy Windows 7, faulty software, and a bad case of overheating. http://www.n4g.com/xbox360/... PS: even though this is a honest comment I kept it in the open zone so try not to take it to heart.
it was just a bit disappointing and stuff..
Not surprising indeed. :)
its starting to be part of MS to have some type of failures in their products. actually its not starting but its is already part of it! window 7, vista, blue screen xp error, 360 RROD, Zone etc!!
This happens to everyone, just people blow it out of proportion with MS. Much like how MS's commercials were made by a firm using Mac's. But if you think that in all of Apple there are no Windows computers then youre ignorant.
Nice comment, glad to see someone around here can actually think intelligently. Bubbles up.
@ Mr bot And many more coming soon!
WOW. simply amazing. i wonder what DEATH/FAIL acronym this will get?
At Apple Stores, they use XPs to reset iPods that use XP iTunes.
I wonder what we can call this failure, it needs to have a ring to it somewhere.
Now when releasing it however, it needs to work.
It's not like the whole thing self-destructed.
is that Motorstorm 2: Pacific Rift is the Best Off-Road Racing game of All-Time.
i always thought 'M$' and 'system error' belonged in the same sentence :P
I am definitely not surprised that an error happened on a piece of software, but if I understnad your comment correctly I think you might be trying to bash Microsoft. just for everyone's record as you kids these days don't see this I guess, NO software is ever perfect! You can't judge a piece of software based on an error. Surface is a great piece of software indeed. I was lucky enough to be able to play around with it and it was great. Apple products aren't perfect either, safari on my iPhone crashes all the freakin time and it is annoying as hell. There are some people in these comments already bashing Windows 7? Now that's seriously halarious. Every preview has been positive and the product is still in Beta stages. You can bash on Microsoft if you want when it's something legit (like 360 RROD) but a small error like this isn't a big deal at all and it happens in all sorts of softwares.
Has anyone experienced any problems with Windows 7? I still haven't decided if I wanted to download the beta
Make a separate partition so you don't have to re-install another OS if there is a problem. I have Windows XP and Windows 7 on to separate partitions and I honestly Love Windows 7.
Using Windows 7 right now. With Firefox 3.1b2 no less. Very very happy with it, fast as anything!
I like it so far, but I still need a CD-Key I have 120 days left or something like that. On the article: CES is about showcasing new technology(not yet available to the public) so who cares if there is hiccups. I know, because it's MS it's a big deal....meh I still need a CD-Key for W7 Beta??
Windows 7 invery good indeed. Put Vista a couple of years ago on my XP Vaio 5SM-s. That killed it. Put W7 on a separate partition WOW. Very impressed so far. darkequitus:psn/xbl
go here: http://technet.microsoft.co... and at the top right corner click on sign in, and sign in using a microsoft live id.. then you can get a legit key from MS here: 32bit: https://www.microsoft.com/b... 64bit: https://www.microsoft.com/b... if you don't login first, you'll be redirected to microsoft website :P
Me as well. Firefox 3.1 ROCKS! I'm running all betas lol. I'm running the Beta and I really like it. But I kinda screwed up and deleted XP like a noob so I'm stuck with this til August. But I have a Vista CD from a Laptop I purchased so I'm going to install that and just do an upgrade when Windows 7 truly releases.
how large should I make the partition?
is more than enough
are we suprised here??
kinda yeah, not to much though.
Okay, this is a bit ironic lol, however Microsoft Surface is a step in the right direction technology wise. There's no denying the various amounts of applications can be used with this.
It has promise, and such bugs can always be worked out on a PC.
Yeah Nathan,TIKUP, and Shmapanese, I'm not surprised either. Only I'm not surprised because it's a beta and you're not surprised because you hope for garbage like this because it makes you feel better. I hope Windows 7 lives just as long as XP and is at least as hassle free as XP by launch. Just hoping though :S
*skims article* ...Not surprised. *goes back to her recreational activities*
Guys... HELLO!!!! seriously... its Microsoft. Anything they make be it hardware of software comes with known (360 ring of death and DVD scratching drives) and unknown do to poor programing or cheap hardware.
Its a beta. I will use the same argument as everyone does for HOME. No OS has to put up with the near-infinate hardware, driver version, numerous programs (with or without updates or patches) like a Microsoft OS has to deal with. Not making excuses, but it is true. Apple controls their hardware. Flaky drivers has always been a problem. Check out anything in the past from Creative, Nvdia or ATI in terms of software. Edit:Spelling
Christ can MS do anything right? Innovation is not their strong side. They should stick to copying.
well another microsoft product that works......oh wait.
Home on the PS3 right? :)
Wow your right! In fact, the main purpose of a beta is to improve the final version. It's amazing how true that is! Especially since I think Home is a decent idea and any company deserves credit where it's due. :O
Well TBH Windows always has little issues like this, Windows closing for no reason. But at the same time, it's a beta and far from release and if this is the only issue seen so far I applaud Microsoft.
OSnews, an informed website has 'reviewed this' http://osnews.com/story/207...
Im just new here so what the difference in posting in the Open Zone and Gamer Zone?
same page here. I really hope Windows 7 is good because I'm usuing Vista and its not really good.
Isn't the real question is weather or not these errors have been happening regularly in the wild?
what I hate the most about Microsoft hater here is that their logic is just stupid... For example this error... do you even know if this is an error... or it simply means that one of the input wires was unplugged? Funny how people demand perfection from Microsoft... this is the first... first error ever shown about Surface... and they are already blowing it out of proportion without even knowing what this even means. All hardware and software have the potential of generating an error. Stupid Sony fanboys reach a new level of stupidity on daily basis.
There was no cable that wasn't plugged in. Nice try on spinning this, but the fact is it failed live at a big show like CES. Yes all products can have errors but MS has the highest % of failing. 30+% vs 6% or less.
Let's be honest here Bladestar, quality control hasn't been the same since ol' Billy stepped down from the overall management position.
it's still something innovative coming form Microsoft... which is such a rarity i think it's really cool... but the price!!! i think it's use will be reserved for premium lounges and the sort
When most if not all of the devices its suppose to interact with already have the same features.
you can TOUCH IT!!! Y'know, kinda like an iTouch/iPhone - except a lot more expensive and not portable. </sarcasm> Maybe if MS had been more aggressive with their pricing and concerned with getting a wider install base while animated touchscreen tech still had its novelty (i.e before the iPhone came out), they could've seen some kind of appreciable adoption rate amongst small businesses/retailers or even private citizens (Borders/Starbucks would've made ideal partners). Instead, Surface is relegated to being a (once) high-tech luxury item for large corporations and tech companies, used more for exhibitions than serving any practical function.
I am contantly having problems with Windows Vista, as is the majority of the world. Its broken for many people, "blowing it out of proportion..." lol come on M$ is known for their errors, just accept it and stop living in denial. "Stupid Sony fanboys reach a new level of stupidity on daily basis." <-----I think you win that award.
microsoft is known for FAILURES
bladestar are you tired of sucking microsofts d!ck?
can sleep at night cause of articles like these!. I personally like the concept of Surface, and if things go as planned... we ALL might be interacting with a Surface computer in our daily lives eventually. Like casinos, malls, cell phone stores, resturants, etc.. Like stated in past videos of Surface Computing!
This is to be expected with any company. There are always bugs in a BETA! Get over it, this means nothing.
he anit,he tryin to get dat happy ending!
I think MS needs to hire people out of the company to do their presentations. I am really sick of things like thing. That surface is a neat. Reminds me of the Iphone, just bigger screen.
Is there any OS that never has problems with a device? I've yet to see any that are 100% flawless.
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