Word docx for WU?

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Now that's just dumb, Microsoft. Why would you send me a README file for a Windows Update in the .docx format?
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Posted 11 years ago

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M3 Sweatt, Official Rep

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That's strange. for what product did you recv this file?
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It was just a "more info" type link about one of the 108 updates I had to run on a client's computer. It might've been when I installed IE7 (maybe the EULA?). I was baffled that the file was of the .docx variety. Almost like MS was trying to push Office 07, which I don't blame them. It's great business.

I personally think they should've made the Vista-shove a long time ago. (I was a Vista critic, but the product itself is great.) I went Mac long back, but I still encourage people towards Vista Home Premium, for the intuition it gives non-avid computer users.
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I agree that is dumb, but as a workaround Microsoft provides a free Word reader program: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/de...
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BTW, I've forwarded the feedback to the Update Services team.

And thanks for the comments on Vista Home Premium (running here at home on a couple of PCs).