, evildictait​or wrote

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OMG. You know how money works, right? Like how, if you spend less on one part of a product you get to reduce the price or reinvest the money elsewhere?

Well, the price hasn't been reduced.

reinvest the money elsewhere

So, Microsoft can re-invest the money elsewhere.. how the f.. is that the customer's problem?

Part of the message why the codecs were removed was because they were expensive. They are removed, the Windows pricing is the same. The customer got shafted.