Alright. I'm a little annoyed.
I'm using Windows XP here at home, and... well.... look.
That's the help menu for the folder-browsing doohickey (which is essentially Internet Explorer, sans Internet).
Isn't that kind of like printing "Did you pay for this?" on a candy bar wrapper? Or like putting a neon sticker inside the glove compartment of a car that says "I hope you didn't hotwire this car!"?
Really, what is Microsoft hoping to accomplish?
Here's what a good help menu should look like:
What it all comes down to is this new fear of piracy. The Big Information Corporations -- music, movies, software -- are up against millions of people. Those people aren't evil, they aren't out to bankrupt the companies intentionally... they're just helping each other out. They're sharing things they've bought. And that's illegal?
Well, it is when it's information. And when that information is produced by a Big Corporation.
Something's gotta change.