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I work in the R&D Dept. of HP, so I have access to HP's MSDN account (For testing purposes only ofcourse ). I downloaded the latest VIsta release: RC2 Ultimate. I wanted to look around and see how some of my apps work with it so first thing I did was install aclohol 120%. Long story short... I made Vista blue screen withing 3 minuets of installation. The best part is, It's blue screening at startup. I have to completely reinstall Windows in order to fix it.
    
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are you seriously surprised ??? LMAO
 
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are you seriously surprised ??? LMAO
I second that. M$ has a history of seriously botching 1.0 versions of EVERYTHING.
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Well I guess not. I just find it funny that Microsoft is making such a big deal about Vista, and it bluescreens quicker than XP
    
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Well I guess not. I just find it funny that Microsoft is making such a big deal about Vista, and it bluescreens quicker than XP
So, you are saying it's performance has ....increased? That would imply that a majority of the public who hate bluescreens will hate Vista ....faster? So...therefore only a minority of users hate M$ as much.

SO...The "performance enhancement" will have a greater impact on the majority of users. A MINORITY of users will see very little impact.

Bill Gates
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OOHHH u work at HP R&D ur my new hero. Can u give us some insite into the company on what's coming out. Have u seen any of the VOODOO guys hangin around there. And can u take some sweet pics on what goes on. I'm so exited ur my new hero. And yes i had RC-2 and it's a load of garbage i think RC-1 was much better.
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So, you are saying it's performance has ....increased? That would imply that a majority of the public who hate bluescreens will hate Vista ....faster? So...therefore only a minority of users hate M$ as much.

SO...The "performance enhancement" will have a greater impact on the majority of users. A MINORITY of users will see very little impact.

Bill Gates
well put. . . you should work PR for M$
 
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OOHHH u work at HP R&D ur my new hero. Can u give us some insite into the company on what's coming out. Have u seen any of the VOODOO guys hangin around there. And can u take some sweet pics on what goes on. I'm so exited ur my new hero. And yes i had RC-2 and it's a load of garbage i think RC-1 was much better.
It's in the cameras and scanners area. No new machines in my world, sorry. One perk of the job though... When a new camera comes off the line, we are the first to get one... For Free. Its freakin sweet.
    
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Dude you need to hook it up with a digital video cam
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I had that happen.I was using RC1 and as soon as it started up it blue screened me.I didn't even get to finish the install.lol
I had a pic of it somewhere.
Vista ran fine on my Pentium D but it hates my C2D.So I am staying with XP for good.
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