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It Ain't Windows
lyrics 2000 by Dr. H. Paul Shuch
sung to the tune of "It Ain't Me Babe" by Bob Dylan

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Go 'way with your Windows,
At your best CPU speed.
That's not the code I wanted,
It's not the code I need.
You say you've got a GUI that
Anyone can navigate
By clicking and by dragging,
And that Windows is my fate.
I need a good OS on my PC,
But it ain't Windows.
No, no, no, it ain't Windows.
I can't wait to shut your Windows.

Your big bloatware browser
Eats up a hundred megs of cache.
I'd just uninstall it,
But that would make my system crash.
You say that I'll get used to it
If I use it for a while,
That it will do just what I choose
If I'll only choose your style.
The user, not the OS, should decide!
And it ain't Windows.
No, no, no, it ain't Windows.
I can't wait to shut your Windows.

The business at Redmond
Stifles competition, I can see.
Judge Jackson decided;
His word is good enough for me.
You say you're only giving what
The customers desire.
If that shuts down other vendors,
It don't mean you did conspire.
You say the PC needs monopoly,
But it ain't Windows.
No, no, no, it ain't Windows.
I can't wait to shut your Windows.

The judge's decision
Means that the world's richest man
Might lose a couple billion.
That's hard for me to understand.
You say you're looking for some way
To divide the company,
But the only way to do it
Is give software out for free.
That works for Netscape well, so what the hell!
But it ain't Windows.
No, no, no, it ain't Windows.
No more Gates, and no more Windows.

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