Microsoft takes on net nasties
MICROSOFT executives love telling stories against each other. Here's one that platforms vice president Jim Allchin told at a recent Windows Vista reviewers conference about chief executive Steve Ballmer.
It seems Steve was at a friend's wedding reception when the bride's father complained that his PC had slowed to a crawl and would Steve mind taking a look.
Allchin says Ballmer, the world's 13th wealthiest man with a fortune of about $18 billion, spent almost two days trying to rid the PC of worms, viruses, spyware, malware and severe fragmentation without success. Australian IT - Microsoft takes on net nasties (double click | David Frith, JUNE 06, 2006)
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