Microsoft is discontinuing physical stores and is fully focused on online

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  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    Kaarme Ancient Guru

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    I doubt they had a single store in all of the Nordic countries. No big loss, for sure, except for the employees laid off.
     
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    cryohellinc Ancient Guru

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    The steady growth of e-commerce has been escalated even more by the COVID-19, resulting in a total boom. I'm not surprised by this news at all, this will be a common sight across the whole market.
     
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    What did these stores even sell that places like Best Buy and Microcenter didn't?
     

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    nonymous666 Master Guru

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    The PCs and laptops they sold (and that you can also get from microsoft's online store) have only the OS on them, with no additional crapware, third-party AV software, etc. installed. Pure windows and only Windows.
     
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    Ok, but nothing is stopping you from doing a clean install from some win 10 media when you get the PC home and are setting it up. Mildly inconvenient, but still less inconvenient than going specifically to a MS store to achieve the same goal.
     

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