The Top-10 tech demo flops Summary: Anyone can fail, but to really fail big time there's nothing quite like a major technology conference, a big product release, and a live audience of tens of thousands. By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | June 26, 2012 -- 10:36 GMT (03:36 PDT) Follow @sjvn SHARE: SUBSCRIBE TO: Social Enterprise TOPICS: Social Enterprise 9 By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | June 26, 2012 -- 10:36 GMT (03:36 PDT) Previous | Next Image 3 of 10 CLICK HERE FOR THE VIDEO. But that wasn't too bad. I mean it's not as if were Bill Gates and buddy were showing up Windows and he got a Blue Screen of Death. “Whoa!” CLICK HERE FOR THE VIDEO. CLICK HERE FOR THE VIDEO. While not a failure as such the moment when Gates discovered his spokesperson, NBA superstar Kareem Adbul-Jabbar, didn't know how to use a mouse is especially cringe-worthy. CLICK HERE FOR THE VIDEO. CLICK HERE FOR THE VIDEO. Did you ever wonder why Microsoft dropped Windows Media Center from Windows 8? Well, you see, it never did work that well as Conan O'Brien and Bill Gates found out. “Who's in charge of Microsoft!? Uh..” CLICK HERE FOR THE VIDEO. Topic: Social Enterprise Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.