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 PostPost subject: Windows XP Slogan after the 9/11 Attack.        Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 7:18 pm 
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Windows XP had a slogan called "Prepare to fly" like on the Windows XP Commercial from 2001. But on that tragic day, September 11, 2001, World Trade Center was attacked. So Microsoft was forced to change the slogan to "Yes You Can".

Was this for real?

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 PostPost subject: Re: Windows XP Slogan after the 9/11 Attack.        Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 8:28 pm 
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Yeah, that's true. However, nobody was forcing them, they just thought it wouldn't be the best marketing strategy after the attack. The meaning of slogan "Prepare to fly" was mainly focused on then-new wireless networking like bluetooth and WiFi where data is "flying" so you no longer need cables and can be free. The new slogan "Yes you can" was focused on new abilities of Windows XP , like improved DVD playback, CD-RW discs, so you were able to do almost anything you were just dreaming about years before.

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 PostPost subject: Re: Windows XP Slogan after the 9/11 Attack.        Posted: Thu Jul 13, 2017 5:04 pm 
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 PostPost subject: Re: Windows XP Slogan after the 9/11 Attack.        Posted: Sat Jul 15, 2017 7:59 am 
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So is there a video with the original "prepare to fly" slogan, or was the slogan never present on commercials just pictures?


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 PostPost subject: Re: Windows XP Slogan after the 9/11 Attack.        Posted: Tue Jul 18, 2017 5:12 pm 
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onza110 wrote:
So is there a video with the original "prepare to fly" slogan, or was the slogan never present on commercials just pictures?

There was only one official TV commercial, shot in August, 2001. .
Microsoft just re-edited the video to remove the original "prepare to fly slogan"
btw, have you noticed that people in this video are, in fact, flying?

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 PostPost subject: Re: Windows XP Slogan after the 9/11 Attack.        Posted: Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:42 pm 
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They werent force to, they just chose to.


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 PostPost subject: Re: Windows XP Slogan after the 9/11 Attack.        Posted: Tue Jul 25, 2017 4:46 pm 
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no it's not real. (i think)

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