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1 posted on 12/17/2008 11:34:45 AM PST by This Just In
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Everything I’ve read points to a Vista do-over. 7 supposedly runs fast and light, even on old hardware (Plll). I think they see the netbook wave as a major threat. Netbook sales are through the roof, and they can barely run Vista basic. The two choices are XP or linux, and both choices are a threat to MS.


2 posted on 12/17/2008 11:47:54 AM PST by catbertz
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And why was it formerly known as Blackcomb and Vienna? Who thinks up these seemingly bizarre non sequiturs, then decides on Windows Digit?

3 posted on 12/17/2008 11:55:33 AM PST by Red Badger (I was sad because I had no shoes to throw, until I met a reporter who had no feet.....)
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4 posted on 12/17/2008 11:57:43 AM PST by Zuben Elgenubi
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“Will it increase speed, compatability, manageability, security, and connectability? Or will it be a hulking overstuffed lumbering piece of digital doggie doo?”

From past experience I’m betting on the latter.


5 posted on 12/17/2008 11:58:41 AM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Obama is the Antichrist.)
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W2k still gets the job done.

Otherwise, find a Linux or BSD flavor.

6 posted on 12/17/2008 12:01:37 PM PST by Paladin2 (No, pundits strongly believe that the proper solution is more dilution.)
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HP is pissing me off also. I’ve got a 1012 laser printer that has no driver specific to Vista yet and I’m told one will most likely not be developed due to cost.

The “generic” driver has limited functionality. Guess I’ll have to live with it until I replace this 3 year old printer. Printer works excellent and I’m reluctant to throw it away just yet.


7 posted on 12/17/2008 12:04:39 PM PST by headstamp 2 (Been here before)
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WOW!!!

45 minutes into a Windows Vista thread and the Microsoft Vendors haven't yet shown up with the obligatory “Windows Vista is really wonderful, you all are just too stupid to realize it” post.

Must be a record or Microsoft is having their Christmas party today

9 posted on 12/17/2008 12:18:21 PM PST by qam1 (There's been a huge party. All plates and the bottles are empty, all that's left is the bill to pay)
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15 posted on 12/17/2008 12:29:35 PM PST by webschooner
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Windows 98 is faster, from the South Park movie:
http://www.metacafe.com/watch/392488/south_park_bill_gates/


19 posted on 12/17/2008 1:02:18 PM PST by Lx
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21 posted on 12/17/2008 1:12:13 PM PST by ShadowAce (Linux -- The Ultimate Windows Service Pack)
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Will it increase speed, compatability, manageability, security, and connectability? Or will it be a hulking overstuffed lumbering piece of digital doggie doo?

I'm going with "Hulking overstuffed lumbering piece of digital doggie doo" for $100, Alex.

Who thinks up these seemingly bizarre non sequiturs, then decides on Windows Digit?

Well, now there's one I do know the answer to. Everytime Redmond comes out with a new OS, I fight the urge to show them a digit or two.

25 posted on 12/17/2008 2:29:55 PM PST by Still Thinking (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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