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17/07/2014 11:51 BST | Updated 17/07/2014 12:59 BST

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

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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