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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



 
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Jeremy Falcon27-Oct-08 14:52
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Shog927-Oct-08 15:10
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Jeremy Falcon27-Oct-08 16:06
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Shog927-Oct-08 16:17
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Jeremy Falcon27-Oct-08 16:33
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El Corazon28-Oct-08 7:09
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Jeremy Falcon28-Oct-08 9:07
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El Corazon28-Oct-08 7:08
MemberEl Corazon28-Oct-08 7:08 
Jeremy Falcon wrote:
But having them on by default is just, well, nas-to the-tay. Yeah, that's technical.


No, it is designed well for your average user who opens documents and surfs the web. You want access to files rapidly. It is not designed for the power user, who beats the disk to death themselves with compiles and file read-writes. But then, Microsoft wrongly assumed the power user was smart enough to turn off the user fluff designed for the secretary. Big Grin | :-D Well, at least they were wrong about some of them. Smile | :) The rest of us paid attention to Vista settings not the secretary. Poke tongue | ;-P Poke tongue | ;-P

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Jeremy Falcon28-Oct-08 9:13
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Member 9628-Oct-08 13:03
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Jeremy Falcon28-Oct-08 13:28
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Brent Finney28-Oct-08 12:08
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Paul Watson29-Oct-08 2:48
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RugbyLeague31-Oct-08 1:58
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GeneralAll operating systems suck Pin
PeterTheSwede27-Oct-08 6:00
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GeneralRe: All operating systems suck Pin
ed welch27-Oct-08 8:36
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PIEBALDconsult28-Oct-08 12:07
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PeterTheSwede28-Oct-08 23:11
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PIEBALDconsult28-Oct-08 11:49
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GeneralOld XP and Vista in a boot up race. Pin
Joe Q27-Oct-08 3:22
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Owen3727-Oct-08 5:50
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Joe Q27-Oct-08 6:16
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John M. Drescher27-Oct-08 6:22
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DarthDana27-Oct-08 7:05
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Roger Wright27-Oct-08 19:25
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