Microsoft deleting files

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Help' started by Iguana, Feb 21, 2008.

  1. Iguana

    Iguana Guest

    Does VISTA allow Microsoft to legally delete files from your computer and if
    so, what files can they delete?

    Iguana, Feb 21, 2008
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  2. Why would MS care to delete files from your computer? I can't wait to hear
    the conspiracy theory behind this question :)
    Peter van der Goes, Feb 21, 2008
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  3. Iguana

    chrisv Guest

    You haven't seen Vista do that to your files yet? You will.
    chrisv, Feb 21, 2008
  4. Iguana

    Iguana Guest

    To prevent piracy of their software?

    I don't get why you think this seems far fetched. I had also heard it from
    several sources, best to go find out to be sure no?

    Companies have done worse things to increase profits and the law hasn't
    prevented these things happening.

    Iguana, Feb 21, 2008
  5. IMO, if (and before you flame, note that I said *if*) you're a pirate, you
    deserve anything you get.
    And to chrisv, No I haven't had files deleted on any of the three Vista
    machines at home, or from any of the 21 machines in the Vista lab where I
    Peter van der Goes, Feb 22, 2008
  6. Iguana

    Julie Guest

    It is a problem that has been reported pretty frequently. Maybe you're
    Julie, Feb 22, 2008
  7. Obviously 24 machines is not a statistically significant sample, so perhaps
    I have 24 lucky machines ;-)
    Peter van der Goes, Feb 22, 2008
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