Bill Gates on Windows usability

This e-mail from Bill Gates when trying to install Microsoft Movie Maker from 5 years ago is an interesting insight into not only what Gates did at Microsoft, but just how frustrated he seems to be with the usability of Windows at the time. There are some excellent quotes in there that echo questions we’ve all asked: “Then it told me to reboot my machine. Why should I do that? I reboot every night — why should I reboot at that time?”

An epic Bill Gates e-mail rant