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Do you defend the reputation of Windows Vista?   [Edit]

Survey period: 27 Oct 2008 to 3 Nov 2008

When friends, family or colleagues say "Vista Is Crap, [Other Technology] is better" what do you do?

OptionVotes% 
I usually argue that Vista is (overall) a better choice36820.87
I usually discuss the pros and cons of each OS in a balanced manner47727.06
I usually agree that Vista is crap60334.20
I avoid these arguments. Each to their own.31517.87



 
GeneralRe: Old XP and Vista in a boot up race. Pin
Roger Wright27-Oct-08 18:25
professionalRoger Wright27-Oct-08 18:25 
GeneralRe: Old XP and Vista in a boot up race. Pin
Jeremy Falcon30-Oct-08 9:47
professionalJeremy Falcon30-Oct-08 9:47 
GeneralRe: Old XP and Vista in a boot up race. Pin
John M. Drescher30-Oct-08 9:53
MemberJohn M. Drescher30-Oct-08 9:53 
GeneralOptions 2 and 3 are not mutually exclusive Pin
Vikram A Punathambekar27-Oct-08 2:15
MemberVikram A Punathambekar27-Oct-08 2:15 
GeneralRe: Options 2 and 3 are not mutually exclusive Pin
PIEBALDconsult27-Oct-08 18:17
professionalPIEBALDconsult27-Oct-08 18:17 
GeneralEnjoy Vista.... Gave up XP a year ago.... Not looking back Pin
rdskill27-Oct-08 2:05
Memberrdskill27-Oct-08 2:05 
GeneralRe: Enjoy Vista.... Gave up XP a year ago.... Not looking back Pin
keithblack27-Oct-08 2:20
Memberkeithblack27-Oct-08 2:20 
GeneralRe: Enjoy Vista.... Gave up XP a year ago.... Not looking back Pin
Anthony_Spivey27-Oct-08 7:10
MemberAnthony_Spivey27-Oct-08 7:10 
You know, between my home and office, I work with four different machines.

My office desktop runs XP SP3 (P4 3.0 GHz) - works fine, does everything I need, fairly stable.

At home, I have a PC I built myself (AMD 64 x2) that runs Vista Ultimate SP1 - works fine, does everything I need, more stable than the work PC. And, it's been running Vista since the beta release without a single problem.

My work laptop has Vista SP1, and it sucks. Why? Because it's an outdated piece of crap with a 1.6 GHz P4 processor and a hard drive powered by squirrels in a wheel.

My wife's laptop is a <$500.00 job (AMD 64 x2) from Walmart running Vista - and it runs circles around my work machine (compile time in VStudio about half that of my work box).

Sorry to all you Vista haters out there, but both XP and Vista are good OS's in my book. It's hardware that makes or breaks the experience.
GeneralRe: Enjoy Vista.... Gave up XP a year ago.... Not looking back Pin
Stewart McGuire27-Oct-08 7:37
MemberStewart McGuire27-Oct-08 7:37 
GeneralRe: Enjoy Vista.... Gave up XP a year ago.... Not looking back Pin
El Corazon27-Oct-08 7:35
MemberEl Corazon27-Oct-08 7:35 
GeneralVista is just another dance Pin
BillWoodruff26-Oct-08 23:50
mveBillWoodruff26-Oct-08 23:50 
GeneralEither or Pin
reshi99926-Oct-08 23:43
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GeneralRe: Either or Pin
sucram27-Oct-08 2:26
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GeneralRe: Either or Pin
reshi99927-Oct-08 2:54
Memberreshi99927-Oct-08 2:54 
GeneralRe: Either or Pin
sucram27-Oct-08 21:19
Membersucram27-Oct-08 21:19 
GeneralVista is a pig! Pin
Jalapeno Bob26-Oct-08 21:41
professionalJalapeno Bob26-Oct-08 21:41 
GeneralRe: Vista is a pig! Pin
Reuben200526-Oct-08 22:57
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GeneralRe: Vista is a pig! Pin
ciricivan26-Oct-08 23:17
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GeneralRe: Vista is a pig! Pin
sucram27-Oct-08 0:17
Membersucram27-Oct-08 0:17 
GeneralRe: Vista is a pig! Pin
ClockMeister27-Oct-08 3:26
professionalClockMeister27-Oct-08 3:26 
GeneralRe: Vista is a pig! Pin
CDMTJX27-Oct-08 3:56
MemberCDMTJX27-Oct-08 3:56 
GeneralRe: Vista is a pig! Pin
kinar27-Oct-08 4:07
Memberkinar27-Oct-08 4:07 
GeneralRe: Vista is a pig! Pin
DarthDana27-Oct-08 7:09
professionalDarthDana27-Oct-08 7:09 
GeneralRe: Vista is a pig! Pin
kinar27-Oct-08 4:11
Memberkinar27-Oct-08 4:11 
GeneralRe: Vista is a pig! Pin
Corporal Agarn27-Oct-08 4:46
professionalCorporal Agarn27-Oct-08 4:46 

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