Must Read! "Another reason NOT to upgrade to Vista"

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  1. Genady Prishnikov

    Genady Prishnikov Registered Member

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    Found this on DIGG.......
    This is absolutely the best I've read yet on Vista. This is the "Editor's Word" column from the April Issue of Maximum PC Magazine. Headlined, "Another Reason NOT to Upgrade to Vista." Whoever scanned it didn't do the best job, but it's well worth the read:

    http://aycu37.webshots.com/image/11276/2005925754655381069_rs.jpg

    Brilliant - and oh so true. What were they thinking?
     
  2. KikiBibi

    KikiBibi Registered Member

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    Wow so many anti-microsoft posts. Interesting.
    Can't wait for my Vista to arrive.
     
  3. Genady Prishnikov

    Genady Prishnikov Registered Member

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    I'm not anti-Microsoft - I am happily using Windows XP Professional right now. I will admit to being very confused with many of the decisions they have made concerning Vista. The column above describes it perfectly. By the way, XP is still blowing away Vista in most benchmark test beds - by as much as 10% on average. But for me, the biggest sin is the multiple-edition, hard to upgrade, complete lack of thought that went into the average consumer user. They were years late - for this?
     
  4. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Hello,
    Where is the link?
    Mrk
     
  5. ErikAlbert

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    It's a scanned page, not from a website.
     
  6. ErikAlbert

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    A committee of geniuses, who forgot that simplicity is always brilliant.

    Well, I don't need winVISTA in the next 5 years, but some users always like to have the latest version of anything.
    Upgrading from winXP to the correct version of winVISTA won't be the only problem. Poor average users.
     
  7. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Hello,
    I can't see the scanned page. Where is it??
    In the first post? I don't see anything...
    Mrk
     
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  10. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Hello,
    Am I crazy ... empty image - blank page .... or maybe some web filter at work?
    Mrk
     
  11. cthorpe

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    Mrk,

    Looks like you have something filtering the page. No problem seeing it here at work or at home.

    C
     
  12. Pedro

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    Remove the "Vista" filter Mrk.
    That, or you must pay Microsoft some more.
     
  13. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Hello,
    I'll try at home, thanks.
    Mrk
     
  14. iceni60

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    it's here -
     

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  15. VikingStorm

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    There are plenty of stories of that, so you can just google it.
     
  16. Genady Prishnikov

    Genady Prishnikov Registered Member

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    Actually that particular article is nowhere on the web - except at that upload site. There may be many articles trying to say the same thing, but none imo comes close to saying it just the way it is. If you set out to complicate upgrading and marketing a new version of Windows, you couldn't have done it any better. I think it's very well said by the author.
     
  17. tgell

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    And on top of that, Windows Vista is so heavily DRM'ed legitimate users who have upgraded their systems are having them tagged as being pirated and their system rendered useless.
     
  18. trickyricky

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    And people are wondering where the waves of "anti-Microsoft" feelings are coming from?

    That article says it nicely and succinctly.
     
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