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Microsoft’s $900MM Debacle–Surface RT


Last night I heard Microsoft is taking a $900 Million charge on Surface RT this quarter. A billion in a otherwise very healthy quarter is a bit much for MS as well. Needless to say haters are rolling on the floor laughing with their “I told you so” comments!

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Surface RT - The adventure continues


Hi Folks, I am back with some more information on my experience with my 5 days old RT.

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First Surface RT Update - Error 8024004C


If you just got your Surface RT recently (let's just say starting December 5, 2012...) and try to run windows update you might get an error with the cryptic code 8024004C. As of typing this, it's 'unreported' in Google or Bing. I got it and was initially worried but I looked at the list of updates and saw the Firmware update in the list of scheduled updates. I unchecked the Firmware update and kept the optional update of Microsoft Office unchecked, Re-Tried updating and the updates worked. I am assuming the Firmware update needs some of the other updates to be in place. The updates are still going on. Will update this post, when I am able to install the firmware update!

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