If companies want a reputation of “quality” for their goods exported to the U.S.A., they not only have to make quality products, but they need to focus more on their English skills.
Here are some examples of what happens when products are distributed without sufficient language research.
Sony Firmware Loader
I was running a firmware update utility on my Sony Vaio VGN-SZ140P. The firmware update worked just fine, but then the final screen appeared.
“Be sure to turn off a computer.”
I drove to my friend’s house and turned off her computer. I was quite satisfied that I followed the instructions exactly. She was quite angry at me, however.
CompUSA ATA hard disk enclosure
This is an instruction guide for a CompUSA (retail store) ATA hard disk enclosure.
Reading this was more amuzing than it was instructional.