Windoze 7 Woes ...

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    ... and for you die-hard Windoze users, sorry but Microsucks thinks you are all idiots:

    Microsoft blames users for Windows 7 problems - Techworld.com

    ...and now you know why I started being anti-MS since Bill turned the company over to that idiot.
     
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    Jealous much KK ? :lol:
     
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    From the article:
    "Microsoft yesterday blamed user confusion..."

    It appears that many college kids were buying, and trying to download and install a 64 bit OS on a running 32bit OS. You can't do an install that way.

    I don't see how the download problem is Microsoft's. The article reads as a bad case of overzealous or ignorant consumers.

    I am no big fan of Microsoft, but I think you are taking the article out of context, to try and make a biased slap against Microsoft.
     
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    :razz: You stole my thunder. But meh, I was taking it a bit out of context, though a good tech support shouldn't have said that, at least not in the wording they used. A good tech support does not call those they are suppose to help "stupid" in any way ... you lose business that way. ;)
     
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    :razz: Yeah ... I wanted to make the first popular OS ... don't you know that by now?
     
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    Nobody was called stupid in the article.

    As to the other articles, what you pointed out, is nothing new. It has been happening from day one. The new OS headaches happen with any company. Microsoft gets hit harder in the media etc., because they are a big company. There is no possible way that they can foresee any and all potential problems with third party applications, not to mention all the various and sundry computer parts trying to run said application.

    You are doing the same kind of thing you rail on Shogun about.
     
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    You know I'm biased, I know I'm biased ... as I said, since Bill handed control over to that idiot I have been and will likely remain that way unless he learns from his mistakes better, like Steve J did. ;)

    As for the other articles, the point is that MS advertised it as being "better than Vista" ... while it is actually no better. Their sales pitch was misleading, which is my big contention about Windoze 7, yet they are openly harping and bad mouthing other OSes (though Mac kind of deserves it for their commercials :razz:) ... and have spread outright lies about Linux. Since Linux is open source there is no big company to sue them over it, so ... I like spreading the word that Windoze is no better than all the others.
     
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    Microsoft plays hardball. They always have. Doesn't make it right. But, it is what it is.

    I haven't used Windows 7 and don't plan on doing so. As such, I can't comment on it versus Vista or XP.

    As a whole, I believe Microsoft does a bad job of quality control. Even with all its continued problems, most people will continue flocking to Microsoft. Microsoft has a good racket going. They put out an inferior OS on many levels year after year, and the public at large keeps asking for more.

    Microsoft has the money, the power, and the spin. They have no need to be better, when people are taking whatever they put out.
     
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    You're incorrect KittenKoder. Windows 7 is much better than Vista, though other than being a resource hog Vista hasn't had much trouble as of late.

    I think Win 7 is going to do quite well, personally. And it should do well - it's a good operating system. Sure, I'd like to see Linux gain ground, but I don't think you do that by just fanboying for linux all the time and pretending everything else sucks. People know that's not the case so you lose credibility.
     

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