Microsofts „I’m a PC“-Mann antwortet

Nachdem die ersten zwei Werbespots der 300 Millionen Dollar-Werbekampagne eher für Verwirrung sorgten, nimmt Microsoft nun Apples „I’m a Mac“-Kampagne auf und präsentiert seinen „PC-Mann“ zusammen mit weiteren „PCs“:

Wer genau hinsieht, findet in der rechten unteren Ecke des Spots auch eMail-Adressen einiger gezeigter Mitarbeiter. Und wer eine eMail an eine dieser Adressen schreibt, kriegt auch Antwort. Zum Beispiel vom „Real PC“, Sean Siler:

Hello! I’m a PC – and I can’t answer your email right now. I’d like to say that I’m out climbing Mt. Rainier or biking across Europe with the Swedish Beach Volleyball Team, but in fact I’m probably just chained to a desk somewhere in the depths of Redmond pounding out product specifications.

Now that I have been in a commercial, Microsoft has given me access to super-secret “BillyG” level of executive resources. That’s right – I have my own email auto-responder!

This, as you have probably surmised, is my pre-prepared auto-response (All natural, no filler. No animals were harmed in the making of this response. Except for a ferret.) I really would like to have answered you myself, but if I did, (a) I’d probably get no work done, and (b) then I’d get fired, and (c) then I’d have no chance of doing any more of those really awesome commercials.

So let me try to prognosticate a few of your questions and answer a few of them.

Why did they put you on TV?

I think it’s my devastating good-looks and animal magnetism. No, really – there’s a ferret stuck to my leg right now.

But really – you aren’t even an actor!

No I’m not. But I play one on TV. I really am a Microsoft Program Manager. I work on IPv6, and other things that you haven’t heard of.

How did you get selected?

I auditioned along with a couple of hundred others. I guess I looked very Engineery. And the ferret probably helped.

Are you interested in more acting?

Oh no, I think that Engineering is MUCH more fun.

What’s with Windows Vista?

You’ve been watching those commercials again, haven’t you? Windows Vista rocks. Listen to real users, not actors.

-The Real PC, Sean Siler

Aber auch Bill Gates oder Jeff Smith antworten sofort.. Schade nur, dass Eva Longorias Mailadresse nicht gezeigt wird 😉

Hier die weiteren Spots der neuen „I’m a PC“-Staffel:




  1. John 19.09.2008
  2. Andreas Hobi 19.09.2008
  3. John 19.09.2008
  4. Mario 19.09.2008
  5. Sifu 21.09.2008
  6. Linux-PC 21.09.2008