Steadily humming along since April this year and it has not once seized, froze up or crashed. Heck, I loaded Win7 on a new Dell Studio 1737 laptop the other day with the latest and greatest hardware and the install went flawlessly. I said all along programmers wouldn't like throwing out their hard-won. So, what is it exactly, that people hate about Vista. Through this we can narrow down on the issue. Credit: Net Applications Windows 8's failure is actually greater than it appears.
Brian contributes articles on Windows Server 2008 and other related topics. Defending Windows 8 with all this enthusiasm and total disregard to what we think of it makes you sound like you are being paid by Microsoft!! Even though i use windows 7 32 right now i must say that vista was in no way a failure to me other than internet explorer ran slow. He is also a freelance financial writer specialist. The Redmond-based company ended up buying the Lindows name. You guys have to know that Vista requires good system specs.
This is by far the biggest disappointment for users looking forward to the Windows 8. . Spend five minutes on any gaming forum and you'll see posts ranging from over-clocking hardware, to upgrades that require a soldering iron. Vendors literally had years to build drivers for Vista, but drivers don't make money, or buzz, or press, so they were ignored until it was too late. Instead, Microsoft once again has proven its vision is more important than its functionality with Windows 8. Updates that have failed to install will display Failed under Status, next to the update name.
Likewise, other applications were starting to get more complex features. I heard all the good press and want to upgrade, but Windows 7 will not upgrade. People wanted more security and Vista gave it to them. People talk of security — well, it wont allow you to edit a file in Program Files folder, but you can copy it outside, modify it and copy it back where you wanted to modify it. My view is that there is truth in both stories. I don't get why people complain.
Archived from on September 2, 2007. I had to do alot of tweaking to get Vista to where its running quickly relative term and being able to do the things I wanted with little or no problems. Also , roll back every driver in case there's one particular that crashes the install. How close am I supposed to sit to my monitor now? Whether or not Microsoft releases it tomorrow or 2 years from now doesn't really matter. Metro, aka Modern: An ugly, useless interface.
In fact, this is a great idea and can substantially improve performance. The Army, its first customer, had over 440 separate networks—each of them with their own e-mail systems and directories on a variety of different software platforms—when it started looking for an Army-wide solution in 2009. Upgrading Hassles Upgrading to the Windows 8. However, by the end of 2001 Microsoft had already abandoned the subscription concept with Office, and quickly returned to the shrink-wrapped business model and the old product development model with both products. Enhanced Apps Microsoft boasted for months that changes were coming to the Windows Store, as well as apps in Windows 8.
Most of them are smooth, lightweight, fast and have frequent updates. Over 50 percent of the federal workforce is over 48 years old—and nearly a quarter is within five years of retirement age. At one time, a third-party tool called Atsiv existed that would allow any driver, unsigned or signed to be loaded. That said, I am willing to adapt to change if there is need for it…. Or was it caused by vendors who dropped the ball and were simply unprepared for Vista? Will your company eventually migrate to Windows Vista? So, just like anyone, they will do what they see fit to get that buck and as quickly as possible. Changing as in: making more obscure the interface is not an improvement. But most of the systems they complain about don't have the sort of public exposure that HealthCare.
I updated to the new 9. Unless I missed something, Win 7 upgrades 32-bit to 32-bit and doesn't provide an option to go from 32-bit to 64-bit in an upgrade situation. So, that Vista sale is a mute point. I have Vista Home Premium 64 bit. If memory usage spiked up with the installation of a new program, one could assume that program was not well coded and wasted system resources.
In a particularly annoying manner. Hell, even the start menu was back. These results were largely the consequence of Vista's immature drivers for , and higher system requirements for Vista itself. I will have to say I am all about it. Additionally, all devices that come into contact with premium content such as graphics cards have to be certified by Microsoft.
Pretty much sums up this thread and others like it. A lack of a protected channel does not stop playback. The other big piece of Trustworthy Computing was the even-further-locked-down version of Windows that Microsoft released in Vista. My favorite comparison is Puppy linux. Do people dislike the little box that pops up when they have to install or uninstall software? If people will go to some length to avoid it and others are happy to be rid of it, what else can it be? All eyes are on and that, too, is testament that Vista was underwhelming. Archived from on May 7, 2007. Microsoft kept changing things with Vista prior to the release and therefore left an uncertain environment for vendors to invest in creating Vista drivers.