Ugly view mars Windows Vista birthday

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| According to latest data from NPD, Microsoft is shipping fewer boxed copies
| of Windows Vista than it did Windows XP at the same point in the operating
| systems' lifecycles.

After a year with Windows Vista, I’m ready to switch back to Windows XP

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| This isn’t a blog entry where I’m going to analyze the technical differences
| between the two operating systems or give a list of pros and cons why you
| should or shouldn’t run Windows Vista. What I am to do here is catalog MY
| experience with Windows Vista and MY reasons why I’ve decided to return to
| running Windows XP.


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. *

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.