exploder wrote:Very interesting reading! My new HP Pavillion a1723w came with Vista Home Premium pre-loaded. The Vista load lasted all of 10 minutes before I permanently wiped out the bloated, slow and annoying operating system! (My opinion.)
My Wife's new Accer laptop also came with Vista Home Premium. My Wife is a gamer and is not quite ready to abandon MS products....
My Wife does have many complaints about Vista;
Slow boot time.
Poor graphics card drivers.
Annoying security pop ups.
Loss of internet connectivity.
My Wife is considering duel booting with Linux. To each their own I guess. Some people seem to like Vista, I just happen to be one that doesn't.The article depicts the kind of problems I have seen.
civint wrote:Not being a big windows user myself (i dip in and out depending on if I need a fix of rome total war or GTA:vice city....) I don't calim to know about vista, but it has been said about it's software (by my father, a software engineer, who is part of the company that did the wireless for the money laundering scam otherwise known as Gizmondo, the guys behind it who made the company down Â£1m.... http://www.micromart.co.uk/features/article/default.aspx?id=23018 ) is that MSOffice2007 apps are similar, as well as the menus, but slightly different, confusing even greybeards of computing (bad name for my dad, he shaved hus grey beard off t'other day...), when all they want to do is turn on the wireless of the laptop.
XP seems to be the OS that most people will stick with, in my experience (unless they have taken a liking to *nix sytems, and can't afford a mac).
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