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EricB 11-04-2007 11:24 PM

The Vista Death Watch
 
Vista also known as windows me II

- The Vista Death Watch - Columns by PC Magazine

KSoD 11-04-2007 11:33 PM

Re: The Vista Death Watch
 
*yawn*

Sorry dont believe it. If it is ME II then why were so many licenses already sold. Why is it gaining in market share while XP is dropping. Maybe not to the numbers that were expected but having over 10% right now compared to the 3% they had at release is a increase.

This is just getting so old. Everybody and their brother just wants to get attention to their site or magazine. How to do it? Bash Microsoft. Boring.

lancec2c30 11-04-2007 11:35 PM

Re: The Vista Death Watch
 
Thats great to hear, I just picked up home premium. :)

EricB 11-04-2007 11:40 PM

Re: The Vista Death Watch
 
vista is nothing but xp with better in house spyware. the only reason that they have any sales at all is because they are forcing it on you. it had directx 10 and nothing else. I wipe at least 3-4 computer a week and put xp on them

lancec2c30 11-04-2007 11:43 PM

Re: The Vista Death Watch
 
Hey EricB what do ya do for a living? Sorry, just always wondered.

peterhuang913 11-04-2007 11:43 PM

Re: The Vista Death Watch
 
its has built in shiny windows

lancec2c30 11-04-2007 11:46 PM

Re: The Vista Death Watch
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by peterhuang913 (Post 1227353)
its has built in shiny windows

Well, what more could you ask for... it is COOL.... :cool:

krazyq 11-05-2007 12:04 AM

Re: The Vista Death Watch
 
suprisingly vista is currently up in sales...
it had a lot of problems when it came out, but which os didnt?
and they have worked out a lot of stuff since it came out.

murdocsvan 11-05-2007 12:40 AM

Re: The Vista Death Watch
 
yes i remember when XP came out, there were a ton of security flaws. microsoft likes to release their products early and use the customers as guinea pigs, then release fixes. isnt that what they do with all software?

SirCyber 11-05-2007 12:47 AM

Re: The Vista Death Watch
 
microsoft, yes. other os's or software? not necessarily... take Ubuntu for example. their code is free source, and rightly made so. the people using it are the ones building on the next release. alot, if not most, other software companies release a FINISHED product, unlike microsoft who likes to make a ton of money by making sure that people have to come back for repairs and/or assistence.


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