Vista sales slow despite record MS profit

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| The sales rate of Microsoft's Windows Vista is gradually slowing down as the
| operating system reaches the one-year anniversary of its release to
| businesses, according to the company's latest financial results.

The marketing and hype (brainwash) fade away. People find out the truth.

Microsoft XP vs. Vista and the Way it Could Have Been

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| Instead, sooner probably than later, Microsoft will have to take Vista out
| back and shoot it twice, once in the head and once in the neck, and send it
| to that great big operating system graveyard in the sky. R.I.P. Vista


Nine burning questions about how Vista is really doing

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| Instead, there's so much spin * -- from Microsoft, *from rivals such
| as Apple Inc., *from market analysts pushing research and more research
| -- it would even leave Sasha Cohen dizzy. Here's our attempt to unravel
| this puzzle-shrinkwrapped-in-a-mystery.

Acer: PC industry 'disappointed' with Vista

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| Acer president Gianfranco Lanci became the first major PC manufacturer to
| openly attack Microsoft over the Windows Vista operating system in the
| Financial Times Deutschland on Monday.
| Lanci said the operating system was riddled with problems and gave users and
| businesses no reason to buy a new PC, according to the report. Taiwan-based
| Acer is the world's fourth-largest PC manufacturer, after HP, Dell and
| Lenovo.
| "The whole industry is disappointed with Windows Vista," Lanci said.