Media centre required expensive licenses to work and very few people used the software.
Windows updates are forced on home users to protect them from themselves. It's about bloody time.
They release buggy software because people are screaming for them to. No one likes Windows 8, everyone wants a replacement NOW.
You're stretching with the Yahoo thing. Are you feeling okay?
Why not report buggy software to the software vendor? If they were doing something non-standard then that's their fault.
Microsoft has a very diverse business that makes money from all over the self. They seem quite well managed given their size.
What's the Monkey Boy of some random person got to do with anything?
You do know Mr Ballmer is neither the CEO, director nor in the employ of Microsoft right?