Top 6 Hates with Windows Vista

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| 1. User Account Control (UAC) - Usability is just shocking
|
| 2. Windows Live Update - Can you stop selecting everything?!
|
| 3. Windows Defender - Err… do you understand when I tell you don’t do
| automatic updates
|
| 4. Windows Explorer - what happened to my ‘alt’ menu bar?!
|
| 5. Windows Explorer - No - this folder isn’t an MP3 / Media folder!
|
| 6. For 5.12 Gig - you’d better be good!
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http://blog.sherifmansour.com/?p=165


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20 Reasons why Vista Sucks!

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| Having been forced to use vista for almost 4 months now I can truly say it is
| so iddled with problems it may be another five years until it is actually
| ready for the masses. *
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http://www.jawjab.com/20-reasons-why-vista-sucks/


10 Reasons Why Microsoft's Vista Has Missed It's Mark

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| Yes, Microsoft's Windows Vista will eventually run on most
| corporate desktops. But early sales in the consumer market have
| been softer than some analysts expected. For those of us who
| covered Windows 95's launch more than a decade ago, Windows
| Vista has been a yawn. These 10 questions--and their answers--reveal
| why Vista isn't the hit some pundits expected.
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http://biz.yahoo.com/seekingalpha/07...2_id.html?.v=1


Three Reasons Why Windows Vista Is Sinking Like A Rock

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| 1. DRM problems and lack of anything even remotely demonstrating an
| understanding of how users want to use digital media.
|
| [...]
|
| 2. Limits on how Vista can be used under Virtualization and
| activation requirements are chasing away users.
|
| [...]
|
| 3. Lack of stable drivers for key features is scaring both gamers
| and power users away from Windows Vista.
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http://www.dailytechnobabble.com/200...g-like-a-rock/


Top 10 Reasons to Choose Linux over Vista

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| # DRM...
| # Security...
| # Beryl...
| # Ubuntu...
| # Google...
| # Firefox...
| # OpenOffice...
| # Software choice...
| # Cost...
| # Linux (no matter what flavour you get) is updated multiple times
| * per year with the latest and greatest.
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http://www.davidgrant.ca/top_10_reas...nux_over_vista


Ten reasons to use Linux

,----[ The gist ]
| 1) It's free.
| 2) It's stable.
| 3) It allows for more configuration and customization then any
| other operating system.
| 4) It doesn't get viruses or spyware.
| 5) It works on old and new computers alike.
| 6) You support the Open Source community by using Linux.
| 7) Many programs are free on Linux.
| 8) It is faster then other operating systems because many programs
| can be custom compiled for your PC.
| 9) It has a supportive user base.
| 10) Its logo.
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http://www.jubling.com/ten-reasons-to-use-linux.html


Five reasons to hate Windows Vista

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| Not everyone loves the new operating system from Microsoft. Here
| are some reasons to have second thoughts about upgrading.
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http://reviews.cnet.com/4326-5_7-655...ml?tag=nl.e729


Why Linux should be taken over Vista

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| 1. The price
|
| 2. Pick what suits you best
|
| 3. The Community
|
| 4. Hardware
|
| 5. Viruses
|
| 6. Regular Updates
|
| 7. Digital Rights Management
|
| 8. Genuine Advantage
|
| 9. Do you like being treated like a child?
|
| 10. Customisation
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http://www.seopher.com/articles/why_...ken_over_vista


10 Reasons Why I'm Not Buying Windows Vista (In No Particular Order)

,----[ Gist ]
| 1) End User License Agreement (EULA)
|
| 2) Too Many Versions To Choose From
|
| 3) Cost
|
| 4) Aero, Searching, and Sidebar Gadgets, etc. are Old News
|
| 5) Hardware Requirements
|
| 6) Security
|
| 7) Shorter Laptop Battery Lifetime
|
| 8) Closed Source
|
| 9) Useless Features
|
| 10) Digital Rights Management (DRM)
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http://www.bigbruin.com/contentintro.php?file=11513


4 Reasons Why Windows Vista Is Just Not Worth It

,----[ Quote ]
| 1. No new features or speed boost
| 2. The new interface just gets in the way
| 3. Security will still be a major problem
| 4. The alternatives are so much better
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http://www.dailytechnobabble.com/200...-not-worth-it/
http://tinyurl.com/ygymx8


Top 5 Reasons why you should NOT upgrade to Windows Vista

,----[ Quote ]
| #5 New security feature: User Account Protection (UAP) pops up so many
| security warning windows ...
|
| #4 Glass Windows feature stinks.
|
| #3 Media Center is now an overly complicated array...
|
| #2 New licensing restriction on Vista...
|
| #1 And the number one reason why you should NOT upgrade to Windows Vista
| is: Ubuntu Linux Desktop and Server are FREE!
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http://www.electrogeek.com/blog/2006...windows-vista/
http://tinyurl.com/ymwsfu