Friday, January 9, 2009

Windows 7 BETA download = *FAIL*

OT: This post is not security-related, but amusing nonetheless

Have you ever heard someone say... "If you fail to plan, you plan to fail"? I'm sure you have. Someone should have told Microsoft's people this, because.. this is just amusing. After being absolutely crushed all day by volume, Microsoft has given up serving the "Server too Busy" error message and instead has decided to simply post this:

I'm thoroughly amused. Here's why...
The message is clear... too many people pounded the site - did no one anticipate this? This is perhaps one of the most anticipated Windows releases in recent memory... and there was no built-in support for the absolute avalanche of Windows 7 BETA -hungry downloaders? Really?
Planning *FAIL*.

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