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Bad timing usage[edit]

Under Criticism there's a line that reads: "More recently, Trojan horses and other exploits have plagued numerous users due to faults in the security of Microsoft Windows and other programs."

"More recently" is not of good use in a wiki since a wiki is atemporal and not an article with defined dates. It does not express a correct information, since this line can have years for example. This line requires a change to reflect a wiki article.

An dz (talk) 02:09, 30 April 2015 (UTC)

Paul Allen went to Washington State University, not the University of Washington — Preceding unsigned comment added by 50.135.129.81 (talk) 17:21, 26 June 2015 (UTC)

Viewpoint of article[edit]

I think the criticism, layoff, and US Government sections belong in the Criticism of Microsoft article and not here. Other articles like IBM and Apple's don't list such things in the primary articles. I also think the Marketing section has a strong anti-microsoft viewpoint that should be removed Strawgate (talk) 22:25, 30 June 2015 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 11 July 2015[edit]

In the first paragraph under the section "History":

   "Allen went on to pursue a degree in computer science at the University of Washington, later dropping out of school to work at Honeywell."

Please change "the University of Washington" to "Washington State University". The source that this statement came from is incorrect. Even Paul Allen's wikipedia page states that he attended Washington State University. Go cougs!

65.212.92.138 (talk) 06:57, 11 July 2015 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Cannolis (talk) 07:55, 11 July 2015 (UTC)