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July 24, 2007


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"The entire industry is disappointed by Windows Vista," the head of the world's fourth-biggest PC maker told the Financial Times Deutschland in its online edition on Monday.

Never before had a new version of Windows done so little to boost PC sales, he said.

"And that's not going to change in the second half of this year," Mr Lanci said.

"I really don't think that someone has bought a new PC specifically for Vista."

Microsoft's operating system commands a market share of around 90 per cent, with Apple and Linux accounting for the rest.

While the industry had waited for years for Vista, the software was not really ready when it was launched to great pomp at the start of this year, Mr Lanci complained.

"Stability is certainly a problem," he said.
[Source: Australian IT]
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post #2 of 74
Funny, I think the same of most of Acers things.
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post #3 of 74
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Originally Posted by SZayat View Post
July 24, 2007




[Source: Australian IT]
ACER SUCKS.

Remember this:

Analysts suck and you should never listen to them. NEVAH.

Vista isn't doing as well as MS would have hoped, but its still doing great.
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According to Net Applications, Windows Vista’s market share is steadily growing while Mac OS X is relatively flat over the same period.



According to Net Applications, in June Windows Vista accounted for 4.52% of all systems that browsed the Web, up from January's 0.18%. Vista has grown its usage share each month since its release to consumers Jan. 30, hitting 0.93% in February, 2.04% in March, 3.02% in April and 3.74% in May. Apple Inc.'s Mac OS X, meanwhile, accounted for 6.22% in January and hit its high point of 6.46% in May, but it slipped back to 6% in June.

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i dont know what he means by stability being a problem... my system has been more stable under vista than xp. i have only restarted twice this month... for software installs
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The head of Acer claims that the “entire industry” is disappointed with Windows Vista, saying that it has done little to help PC sales. Oddly enough, Microsoft’s revenues surpassed $51 billion last week and worldwide PC sales were up 12%.
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i dont know what he means by stability being a problem... my system has been more stable under vista than xp. i have only restarted twice this month... for software installs
same here. Im using Vista and I had more crashes on XP
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post #8 of 74
i have acer laptop and it isnt bad
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post #9 of 74
Hey, at least Acer had the balls to tell the truth
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post #10 of 74
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Originally Posted by SZayat View Post
July 24, 2007
"The entire industry is disappointed by Windows Vista," the head of the world's fourth-biggest PC maker told the Financial Times Deutschland in its online edition on Monday.

Never before had a new version of Windows done so little to boost PC sales, he said.

"And that's not going to change in the second half of this year," Mr Lanci said.

"I really don't think that someone has bought a new PC specifically for Vista."

Microsoft's operating system commands a market share of around 90 per cent, with Apple and Linux accounting for the rest.

While the industry had waited for years for Vista, the software was not really ready when it was launched to great pomp at the start of this year, Mr Lanci complained.

"Stability is certainly a problem," he said.
And that is why ACER is only the 4th largest PC maker.
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