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The most annoying IT products ever

  Managing ed 13:19 13 Jul 2007

Personally my vote goes for Clippy, but we've come up with no fewer than 20 tech irritants. Any we missed? Do any of these products not deserve their fate?

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Matt Egan
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  Stuartli 14:35 13 Jul 2007

Might not qualify strictly speaking but Trojans, worms, viruses, malware etc.

All made possible by technology and the astonishing success of the Internet.

  Stuartli 15:35 13 Jul 2007

Spam IS an IT product - without the technology it wouldn't be possible.

  anskyber 15:47 13 Jul 2007

Roxio and all the other burning programs which kill your DVD drive if you uninstall them.

  recap 22:51 13 Jul 2007

Windows as you have to keep re-booting virtually every time you have loaded any software or even some updates.

  Stuartli 23:33 13 Jul 2007

Disagree with one, five, nine and 10.


Perhaps in 50 per cent of cases - and for a good reason.

  laurie53 09:49 14 Jul 2007

IE7, Windows mobile 5

  Managing ed 10:23 16 Jul 2007

I'm a big fan of writing down exactly what I think at the exact moment I am prompted to send an error report. I figure that, if nothing else, it'll give someone somewhere a laugh!

Thanks for all your responses.


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