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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: Post sp1 all Vista haters are getting more than a little tedious Pin
Member 9628-Oct-08 13:03
MemberMember 9628-Oct-08 13:03 
GeneralRe: Post sp1 all Vista haters are getting more than a little tedious Pin
Jeremy Falcon28-Oct-08 13:28
professionalJeremy Falcon28-Oct-08 13:28 
GeneralRe: Post sp1 all Vista haters are getting more than a little tedious Pin
Brent Finney28-Oct-08 12:08
MemberBrent Finney28-Oct-08 12:08 
GeneralRe: Post sp1 all Vista haters are getting more than a little tedious Pin
Paul Watson29-Oct-08 2:48
sitebuilderPaul Watson29-Oct-08 2:48 
GeneralRe: Post sp1 all Vista haters are getting more than a little tedious Pin
RugbyLeague31-Oct-08 1:58
MemberRugbyLeague31-Oct-08 1:58 
GeneralAll operating systems suck Pin
PeterTheSwede27-Oct-08 6:00
MemberPeterTheSwede27-Oct-08 6:00 
GeneralRe: All operating systems suck Pin
ed welch27-Oct-08 8:36
Membered welch27-Oct-08 8:36 
GeneralRe: All operating systems suck Pin
PIEBALDconsult28-Oct-08 12:07
professionalPIEBALDconsult28-Oct-08 12:07 
ed welch wrote:
In other words, it's easier to do what you need to do using XP than any other OS.


I've been a System Manager on several OpenVMS systems and I would not ever change places with a Windows Administrator; just the thought of having to manage user accounts without a command-line interface makes me cringe. Dead | X|

There are tasks for which a GUI is a good choice, but there are also many tasks for which a command-line is vastly superior.


And I never had carpal tunnel syndrome until I had to use a mouse all day.
GeneralRe: All operating systems suck Pin
PeterTheSwede28-Oct-08 23:11
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GeneralRe: All operating systems suck Pin
PIEBALDconsult28-Oct-08 11:49
professionalPIEBALDconsult28-Oct-08 11:49 
GeneralOld XP and Vista in a boot up race. Pin
Joe Q27-Oct-08 3:22
MemberJoe Q27-Oct-08 3:22 
JokeRe: Old XP and Vista in a boot up race. Pin
Owen3727-Oct-08 5:50
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GeneralRe: Old XP and Vista in a boot up race. Pin
Joe Q27-Oct-08 6:16
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GeneralRe: Old XP and Vista in a boot up race. Pin
John M. Drescher27-Oct-08 6:22
MemberJohn M. Drescher27-Oct-08 6:22 
GeneralRe: Old XP and Vista in a boot up race. Pin
DarthDana27-Oct-08 7:05
professionalDarthDana27-Oct-08 7:05 
GeneralRe: Old XP and Vista in a boot up race. Pin
Roger Wright27-Oct-08 19:25
professionalRoger Wright27-Oct-08 19:25 
GeneralRe: Old XP and Vista in a boot up race. Pin
Jeremy Falcon30-Oct-08 10:47
professionalJeremy Falcon30-Oct-08 10:47 
GeneralRe: Old XP and Vista in a boot up race. Pin
John M. Drescher30-Oct-08 10:53
MemberJohn M. Drescher30-Oct-08 10:53 
GeneralOptions 2 and 3 are not mutually exclusive Pin
Vikram A Punathambekar27-Oct-08 3:15
MemberVikram A Punathambekar27-Oct-08 3:15 
GeneralRe: Options 2 and 3 are not mutually exclusive Pin
PIEBALDconsult27-Oct-08 19:17
professionalPIEBALDconsult27-Oct-08 19:17 
GeneralEnjoy Vista.... Gave up XP a year ago.... Not looking back Pin
rdskill27-Oct-08 3:05
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GeneralRe: Enjoy Vista.... Gave up XP a year ago.... Not looking back Pin
keithblack27-Oct-08 3:20
Memberkeithblack27-Oct-08 3:20 
GeneralRe: Enjoy Vista.... Gave up XP a year ago.... Not looking back Pin
Anthony_Spivey27-Oct-08 8:10
MemberAnthony_Spivey27-Oct-08 8:10 
GeneralRe: Enjoy Vista.... Gave up XP a year ago.... Not looking back Pin
Stewart McGuire27-Oct-08 8:37
MemberStewart McGuire27-Oct-08 8:37 
GeneralRe: Enjoy Vista.... Gave up XP a year ago.... Not looking back Pin
El Corazon27-Oct-08 8:35
MemberEl Corazon27-Oct-08 8:35 

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