The Snarky Fine Print in Apple's "PCs Are 100 Percent Trouble-Free" Ad

Have you watched Apple's new Hodgman ads? The "legal copy" ad is the most cutting—every time Hodgman says how easy-to-use PCs are, a wall of fine print explodes upwards. MacJournals has transcribed all of it.


Here's a sample of the nearly two full pages of micro-font dickitude in the ad:

To remove unneeded bloatware first open uninstaller, select applications to remove, and uninstall. To remove optional components, click start, go to all programs and open control panel, select remove components, select components you want to remove, select next, when done, select finish. Once initial prep is complete, PCs may then be easy to use under certain controlled conditions and when properly maintained. In order for PCs to achieve optimal performance on a regular basis and for long periods of time, routine maintenance should include (but is not limited to) the following: download and install updated anti-virus software, run anti-virus software, check for system updates, clean out registry, defragment hard drive, free up disk space, remove temporary Internet files, empty the recycle bin, remove unnecessary programs, run error check utility and fix file system errors.

Ready the salvos, the Mac vs. PC war just got hot again and it's only going to get steamier. [MacJournals via Macworld]



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