Perhaps it's a decision that will be left to the new CEO.
"I think Microsoft will continue to tweak the Windows 8 offering," said Gartner's Smith. "There are lots of areas of concern, and Microsoft is nowhere near unassailable, if it ever was. But it's a very strong company in a lot of ways, with talent and resources."
And it has that bastard child, Vista, to use as an example.
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