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post #61 of 74
This guys seems to be blaming MS for Acer's piss poor sales.

Well here's a news flash: Acer belows.
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post #62 of 74
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What about MacOSX?

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Not really. There's still a million problems.
Half the computers we sale ( I work at circuitcity part-time ) come back the next day people complaining about connection problems and other things.

Vista sucks balls, and the majority of mainstreamers hate it.
and you too
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The people that buy comps at Circuit City (that don't get a good discount) are noobs.. That's why.
Which is the majority of PC users dude. Not everyone has the skills that we have, no matter how much out OS tries to screw with us
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post #63 of 74
Hum. The sales speak otherwise of Vista's supposed problems. But in all honesty, Vista has it's problems, what OS doesn't? They all do, somewhere, I don't give a damn if you think OSX, Linux, Vista, and XP is better then any of the others. While some have perks over others, they all have problems.
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post #64 of 74
I have to agree that acer is lower qaulity in some areas such as desktops. I've installed a few acer systems for people and they had more problems than most other brand name systems i've installed/setup for.
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post #65 of 74
I really don't know what your peoples' little opinions of things mean in the face of real research and hard numbers done by a corporate professional. Oh, yeah, that's right, you're all WAY smarter than this corporate head.

Regardless of Acer sales numbers, all they have to do is compare the post-XP release sales versus their post-Vista sales numbers as a percentage increase. He's very simply saying it isn't there and other companies have echoed this is less explicit terms.

The Pro-Vista movement on this board is almost as insufferable as the nvidiot movement. (I'm in no way suggesting that all nvidia fans are idiots or even nvidiots for that matter) Not that the pro-XP crowd is much better.
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I really don't know what your peoples' little opinions of things mean in the face of real research and hard numbers done by a corporate professional. Oh, yeah, that's right, you're all WAY smarter than this corporate head.

Regardless of Acer sales numbers, all they have to do is compare the post-XP release sales versus their post-Vista sales numbers as a percentage increase. He's very simply saying it isn't there and other companies have echoed this is less explicit terms.

The Pro-Vista movement on this board is almost as insufferable as the nvidiot movement. (I'm in no way suggesting that all nvidia fans are idiots or even nvidiots for that matter) Not that the pro-XP crowd is much better.
I thought I'd quote you just to preserve it after you are gone ! LOL!
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post #67 of 74
The guy is retarded. He says the software wasn't ready at launch...that's the way it is with software. I pretty much expect that I'll have to download at least a few patches any time I buy a new program. Almost all of the issues with Vista at launch were due to either poor/non existing drivers (hardware manufacturer issue), or people trying to run it on old equipment (user issue). The same goes for the "stability" issues. My rig is far from top of the line, but the only component I had a problem with was a $10 webcam I bought at Wal-Mart 3 years ago. Even that has drivers for Vista now. As with any new OS, most of the stability problems stem from users playing with settings they don't understand. Vista is not nearly as tweaker friendly as 2k or XP, but it doesn't really need to be tweaked as much either.
 
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post #68 of 74
Mine's been a bit buggy. Sometimes gets an error for no reason upon booting and restarts itself, wont' wake up from sleep mode, locks up when installing drivers, and probably a few other things I'm not thinking about. I only got it because I was building a new computer anyway and it was the same price as XP really. I'm not too unhappy with it though. XP was about the same way when it first came out.
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post #69 of 74
He complaims about stabibility being part of the issue. Stabibility isn't 100% the fault of the OS, and a lot of companies are trying to sell average hardware with Vista installed. That makes a difference. While I think its ridiculous for Vista to have such high minimum system requirements though.

Vista has been slow to adopt still, while Apple is reporting record profits, over and over.
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"What's ironic is that even Microsoft has not adopted Vista internally because its own development tools don't work on it."
lolol. i'm sure releasing Vista so long after the release of the dual cores probably didn't help M$ much either. too many people upgraded their computers to go dual core - you can't expect them to "upgrade" again just for a new OS they don't need.
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