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Old 12-13-2007, 03:33 PM
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I liked VISTA for the first 2-3 months, now I'm ready to throw this computer out the window
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I downgraded my wifes compaq laptop to xp because I hated vista so much. I use macs (have a macbook and an imac) and have leopard on my macbook and it has no problems as of yet.


You have to remember that windows has to deal with multiple companies producing computers, as well as multiple companies producing individual parts. Apple fan boys will say all day long that "it just works" but when you only have to test against one brand of part compared to hundreds then yes it does just work. I use both computers, and can say that I enjoy things about macs and I enjoy things about a pc with XP. Now when it comes to vista I do not like the new design of it.
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Originally Posted by willwren
This PC came with 95. Went to 98, then SE, then ME. No problems. XP is a totally different animal.
and thats what 99% of the problems with XP was. People that just had Dirt old PCs trying to upgrade to it.

Vista is diffrent, People are having problems with it even with new hardware.
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95se see you wont find many people that says I want to throw my computer out the window from apple guys, there is alot of people that used vista and cant stand it. Although I do know people that wont install leopard on a Work video machine but they do install it on there personal computers.
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I have Leopard on my 867 mhz powerbook with 640 mb of RAM... try installing vista on a pc with those specs....

and Tiger on my 400mhz G3 with 256 mb RAM...
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I like Macs all in all. PC'* more than have their place... (like business)

My typical rant about Mac is they tend to screw their users through their hardware. Case in point.... A buddy of mine bought an IPod Nano when they first came out with the last form. Just before the current form was released he bought a new Mac and got a free Nano that he wanted to give his wife. From one generation to the next they moved the bottom connector over a few millimeters so the accessories that use said connector did work with the new IPod.

Another example, My sister bought an IBook when wireless really started taking off. She didn't get a wireless card when it was new. After time wireless equipment got more affordable and she wanted to add a wireless card. Ok, it'* a PCMCIA connector under the keyboard.... but you can't just buy a wireless card because it has an external connector to hook up the antenna. So, you need an actual card from Apple. Yeah, Apple stopped making that card and you can buy them anymore. She lucked out and bought one from a dead IBook that came into the local shop.

Everybody bitches about Microsoft'* monopoly with their software. Mac is supposed to be the "good guy" but their doing the same thing Microsoft is doing, just with "their" hardware.

Ok, I'm done now.....
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whats with all the vista bashing lately?

i have it on my laptop and have been running it for about 5 months, and have yet to have a problem with it. i use it a solid 6-8 hours a day and nothing has gone wrong yet, i even upgraded to ultimate and have no problems at all.

i guess im lucky?
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Originally Posted by bandit

Funny how Apple can bring out a new OS and it goes 100X smoother then when Microsoft does.
That'* because there are 100x fewer people to bitch about it and 1000x fewer people trying to exploit every possible bug in the new OS to gain access to a persons computer, for who knows what reason....

Remember, 74% of all statistics are made up on the spot
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