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Old 18 September 2007, 13:02   #1
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Opinions please

Have been playing around with VISTA business edition. Cant stand it.
It seems a very poor imitiation of my MAC os 10.50.- Gone back to XP pro on the pC.

Anybody got any ideas on this?

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Buy yourself a Mac?

Oh, you've already got one. Missed that.
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VISTA - don't swear at me - it's going the same way as Windows ME did!!!
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yeh ive been using vista business on my new laptop and im really loving it now, took sometime to get used to but there are some much better features on it than XP.

Why not run it in a virtual machine on your windows XP machine and use it there while you get used to it?
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Vista is power hungry and even more unstable than XP was. Acer are totally fed up with it saying it cost them many sales.

It uses the same crap old kernel that XP did - whatever maniac that thought of a central registry needs shooting.

I much prefer running Linux and Amiga OS on my virtual server.
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..... Amiga OS......
Now, that IS funny.
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Only to someone who knows very little about it........
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Vista is power hungry and even more unstable than XP was. Acer are totally fed up with it saying it cost them many sales.

It uses the same crap old kernel that XP did - whatever maniac that thought of a central registry needs shooting.

I much prefer running Linux and Amiga OS on my virtual server.
Vista is a very good platform for the majority of users. "IT EXPERTS" are always going to pick faults with consumer software. And before you ask i have had my fair share of dealings with IT blokes over the past 20 years.

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Thanks for comments.

I suppose it's what you get use to. But I do not like the way its going.. I like to be able to see clearly whats on and where on my laptop. i,e windows explorer is a great way to control a computer. I must admit that I did not keep it on my laptop too long. I alos like to have a dos access .I do not know if Vista does this?? (the only resaon I tried it out is that I had a new HP amd duo recently from the States and the Vista buisness upgrade was free.
The nvidia graphics interface seems fantastic ( but really only needed for games i,e would suit codders and his virtual world- sorry cod coul'nt resist that one).

I also love my Mac- but it is limited by the amount of soft available, and hearing Steve Jobs this morning about iphone--- It reminded me of Uncle Bill.. perhaps they are all the same.... and whilst on the Iphone- there are better
alternatives.( HP HW 6945/6515 with sido mini lan,+ 2 giga sd card .. then you have quad gms+ gps + wifi all in one - dont need an office Cod.EXCEPT
and heres the crunch the battery life on the HP sucks,, really sucks.

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