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And I don't care what anyone says about Linux or OSX being a better operating system. If they offered a better package, they would be used more. Period.
There are better OSs out there. You can't really say that they're bad because they're not as supported as windows. They are better per se, but you just don't see it because of the lack of support.

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But the thing is that with XP the problems were problems. With Vista though the problems are called "features", and theres no way they are going to get rid of them without publicly admitting failure.
Wow, that's GOOD...
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I have had Zip Zealch Zero problems with Vista and yet EVERYBODY else amazing has every error in the book happening to them. Dang I must be good, that's all I can say,lol.
Ditto.

But I know I'm good.
    
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If you ******* dont like the software you buy then go make your own, or USE LINUX....


When will ppl stop *****ing about stuff they buy! FFS man nobody made you use it....

Thats like saying OMG that car is ugly, and it sucks.....but it still sells (then that means your just expressing an uncommon opinion)..... get over yourself....

I didnt like Vista because it was new... you actually use it correctly and its fantastic


You drive a car into a wall....what do you expect?.... go get linux you MS haters
    
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When will ppl stop *****ing about stuff they buy! FFS man nobody made you use it....
Actually, you are kinda forced to use it. We're in a Monopolyâ„¢, you know.
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Actually, you are kinda forced to use it. We're in a Monopolyâ„¢, you know.
*sigh*..... point taken
    
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Sort of educated article.

Sounds like the usual college age article, thinking business and big corporations are trying to screw you over.
Wow...is that what that pain was that I felt on my backside... OWWWW!!!!
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It really is funny, I have had Zip Zealch Zero problems with Vista and yet EVERYBODY else amazing has every error in the book happening to them. Dang I must be good, that's all I can say,lol.
Same here. My GF even tells me I'm good!
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off topic: my dad went to harvard law

On topic: lack luster vista sales, imo, are almost solely because of the negative light shined on it by articles and apple ads. Add that to the fact that everyone thinks it is as bad it was at release, and not remembering how much we all hated the tranistion to xp.

Add that to the fact we just got too used to xp.. 5 years is a long time. Same reason people dont like word 07.. Its easier and more logical to yse, but people arent used to easy, they are used o a program thats been used just as long if not longer than xp
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On topic: lack luster vista sales, imo, are almost solely because of the negative light shined on it by articles and apple ads. Add that to the fact that everyone thinks it is as bad it was at release, and not remembering how much we all hated the tranistion to xp.
You mean no one can actually genuinely not like vista? Or maybe the price could have driven people away?

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Add that to the fact we just got too used to xp.. 5 years is a long time. Same reason people dont like word 07.. Its easier and more logical to yse, but people arent used to easy, they are used o a program thats been used just as long if not longer than xp
/rant
Office 2007 uses a new format, doesn't it? Good enough reason for me not to get it.
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You mean no one can actually genuinely not like vista? Or maybe the price could have driven people away?



Office 2007 uses a new format, doesn't it? Good enough reason for me not to get it.
We have OpenOffice anyway, which is better IMO.
    
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