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You can buy Windows 10 Enterprise E3 access for the price of a coffee

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Re: you pay 7 bucks for a coffee?

There is no way I am paying MS for a subscription to any Windows seat. No effing way.

We have a few Win7 workstations left and no plans to to replace them when they go down. The rest of the staff and entire production floor are running Linux workstations with Open Source office software that costs us 0 to run. All but three servers are running Linux and those have planned phase outs next year.

Fortunately, we have an IT Manager who saw this coming five years ago and convinced me to act back then. Can't tell you how many times we've been screwed over with MS patches and just eliminating that cost was worth going down the Linux road. I won't lie, it was a bumpy road at first, but we're on the Autobahn now. Best part, no tolls.

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