MICROSOFT'S SOFTWARE HAS BUGS -- LITERALLY
Thousands of Silverfish Found in Windows NT Packaging
Redmond, WA /DenounceNewswire/ -- September 31,
1996 -- Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) today
admitted that at least 25,000 of its Windows NT 4.0
upgrade packages shipped with live bugs in the packaging.
"It seems that there was an infestation in one of our
manufacturing facilities," stated Uhuh Yahright, a
Microsoft spokesman. "Before the packages were
shrink-wrapped, tens of thousands of silverfish
managed to sneak inside the packages. We suspect
they came out of the Windows for Warehouses 3.11
Microsoft stock was unchanged at 125 1/4. "Either
the market doesn't think this is a big deal," says
Skip Bayle, an industry analyst for Poorer & Broker
Securities, "or it just shows that people are used
to bugs, biological or otherwise, in Microsoft software."
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