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The 6 Worst Microsoft Products, And Why They Led To Its Downfall

17/07/2014 15:51 BST | Updated 17/07/2014 16:59 BST

Microsoft might be one of the largest technology companies in the world but it has most definitely not been all smooth sailing.

From the glove-unfriendly nature of Windows Mobile to the well-designed but ultimately doomed Zune Player the company has been pressing forward with new ideas that ultimately were actually just too ahead of their time.

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Here's some of the all-time classics, including everyone's least-favourite operating system Windows Vista and Microsoft's first proper smartphone, the ill-fated Microsoft Kin.

If that wasn't enough there's the Swatch Paparazzi, one of the first-ever smart watches launched by Bill Gates and Mischa Barton from the OC. Again, great idea but ultimately, well just look at the name.

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