Published on 18th March 2007 by
Originally Posted by articlemany of our systems here in the are set up
Originally Posted by articleWhy isn't Add/Remove Programs in Control Panel any more?
Originally Posted by Lazlow
This is the weirdest feature of Vista - having it on the toolbar in My Computer makes no sense.
Originally Posted by DougEdeyIt is in the control panel, but it's called Programs and Features
Originally Posted by Kipman725right so why are you using an OS with lower performance, stupud interface and reducaed functionality again?
Originally Posted by RambleI only just installed XP on another partition (for games) and it was awful. Fetching drivers is a pain and the interface is stupid.
Anyway, for some reason it's become unstable so I can't actually use it now.
Originally Posted by VelesIf they hadn't dropped WinFS, and it was as good as I was hoping, I'd buy this in a heartbeat, but now I don't really see why I should bother paying and going through the hassle of the activation crap. Probably the biggest turn off for me is the draconian activation process.
Originally Posted by BuzzonsAs for driver support, it has FAR more support than linux has right now (and probably will ever have) Not really sure about Mac support, but I would hedge my bets on more things being supported in Vista than in OSX.
Originally Posted by Buzzons
all in all I think Vista owns XP, and most if not all of linux for nearly everything, never really used a mac, but all i can remember from OSX is that to browse for files you scroll sideways which hurts :S
Originally Posted by koola
Sure, vista is a step up from XP, it has the security that XP could only dream about, but that's it.
All I know about OSX is that it beats vista hands down on everything except gaming.
Originally Posted by BuzzonsWhats with the complaining about activation , its about 3 clicks! OMG NOOO!!!
do you activate your Games when you buy it (enter key when it asks in the install process? Yes I guess you do, do you , if you play any online games, realise that it gets "activated" every time you play? checking keys for piracy etc...)
so draconian isn't really the right term .. protecting MS's intellectual property may be the right one to go for.
Originally Posted by VelesIf they hadn't dropped WinFS
Once the teething troubles of compatibility and change are over, I feel like I'm left with an operating system that is a lot more stable, a lot more secure, and has a great deal more base functionality
Originally Posted by Kipman725windows vista does have lower functionality than xp as at this moment in time to my knowlage there are no vista only aplications and games or any hardware soley for vista wheras there is plenty for xp that will not run on vista.
Originally Posted by Ramble
Expose is just not meant for Windows, it doesn't fit. We don't need expose because we actually have a taskbar that works not a useless dock.
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