Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) took a break from shooting itself in the foot to announce some much-needed updates to the Windows 8 operating system. Windows division CMO and CFO Tami Reller took pains to explain that the company must have a point of view and basically stick to its guns.

Microsoft is trying to revive the flagging PC market by making desktops more like tablets, but isn't that a completely backwards strategy? The company touts 1.3 billion global customers, all of whom expect a certain experience on their traditional computer systems. And Microsoft just keeps pushing that carrot out of reach.

In the video below, Fool contributor Anders Bylund explains the move to investors.

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