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____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Tuesday 16 Mar 2010 11:23 : \____
> Homer pulled this Usenet boner:
>> Verily I say unto thee, that Roy Schestowitz spake thusly:
>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>> | We???ve 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.
>> Well there you have it, straight from the horse's mouth: Reviews of
>> Microsoft products in "PC" magazines are nothing but paid advertising,
>> deceptively presented as impartial reviews.
> 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,
> it's not. Not at all.
> . . .
> I was definitely MFN last time around -- but this time I'm less
> than a pimple on Microsoft's ass.
> . . .
> Over the past two months, I've been testing the Win7 release
> candidate not on brand new hardware, nor on the free systems Microsoft
> has been providing to its favored reviewers. Instead, I've suffered
> through trying to upgrade a wide variety of systems that are a lot more
> like what you're probably running -- 1-3 year old notebooks and
> desktops. And what I've found is sharply different from the
> overweening bootlicking being spewed by most reviewers.
> . . .
> If you're buying a new computer, definitely move to Windows7. But for
> everyone else, you're better off staying pat, and spending that
> Benjamin on more memory instead.
> Apparently having 3 to 6 Gb of RAM really helps Win 7. :-)
> The author talks about a number of Win 7 user-interface issues.
Louderback wrote this around release time (when only fans were using Vista 7).
Since then, Vista 7 has proven to be a failure just like Vista. Large
businesses still reject it.
~~ Best of wishes
Luser is always a luser. You can't educate them. That's not what God
invented education for. That's what Simon invented LART for. -- Vadim
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