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Old 08-12-2003, 11:27 PM   #1
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microsoft.com strange thingy


I went to microsoft.com to read up on the worm but when i clicked on "Urgent alert Heres how to stop the worm now" I got a bunch of scrambled ascii characters all over my browser screen then i hit the back button and clicked it again and i got a bunch of C code. so i did a double tap on my ctrl key and went to microsoft.com on win98 and i got a regular page with info. What is that all about?
 
Old 08-12-2003, 11:34 PM   #2
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hmm, are you sure it wasn't java (or more likely javascript) code you were looking at? because if i'm not mistaken java and javascript are at least in passing similar to c in syntax
 
Old 08-12-2003, 11:38 PM   #3
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could have been but the first click was all kinds of wacky characters all over it didnt look like code at all the second was a C type language, but why would it look different from the first click only on my Linux box though?
 
Old 08-13-2003, 11:41 AM   #4
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well, i'ts probably a microsoft thingy anyways, as it is microsoft's home page and well, ms hates linux
 
Old 08-13-2003, 11:45 AM   #5
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that reminds me...i saw something that i couldn't understand some time ago but never asked....why was there a microsoft booth at linuxworld? I looked at the floorplan that people posted in that other post about LinuxQuestions going to linuxworld, and microsoft had a huge booth right in the middle...hmm
 
Old 08-13-2003, 07:36 PM   #6
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you think a both at linux world is bad, check out the supplemental disk in august's Linux Magazine..... Its a M$ promo..&@#$*(@~)*@^%)*@#$@~@#$
 
Old 08-13-2003, 08:48 PM   #7
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They were at the last LW as well.. just a way for them to promote their services to computer nerds.... And yes, they were mainly promoting from what I could tell this time around was their Unix Services 3.0 or something like that.. along with the Shared Source thingy they're doing...
 
  


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