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____/ High Plains Thumper on Wednesday 21 Oct 2009 09:47 : \____
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> Windows 7 â Itâs Vista All Over Again
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>>> âThere you go againâ. The Gipper said it in 1982, and Iâm
>>> saying it today â but about Windows 7, not Jimmy Carter.
>>> Because the more I play with Windows 7, the more I see the
>>> Vista debacle unfolding all over again. The commonly
>>> accepted wisdom is that Windows 7 is oh-so-much-better than
>>> Vista. Well, based on my own extensive testing, itâs not.
>>> Not at all.
>>> Weâve seen this story before. Vista was overhyped when it
>>> came out by everyone from PC Magazine to the Wall Street
>>> Journal. And now Windows 7 is getting the same treatment.
> Yup, my impression exactly. When Microsoft has the opportunity
> to make Vista a very secure operating system, what did they focus
> on instead? Catering to the entertainment industry and focusing
> on potential for user digital media abuse. Never mind the
> compromised personal banking industry, overburdened Internet
> infrastructure with spam, trojans, viruses, personal information
> violations, etc.
> I don't know of many who are willing to pony up more bucks for a
> Vista upgrade.
> It also sounds like they are trying to kill the netbook with
> Vista 7 Lite.
They thought that "if they build it, they [sheep] will come."
How wrong were they.
~~ Best of wishes
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