The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which analyst John Reeves and advisor David Meier discuss topics across the investing world.

Dave and John talk about Microsoft, a favorite company among value investors. Dave looks at the prospects for the company and then challenges some widespread assumptions about it. The video concludes with Dave's recommendation on Mr. Softy.

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