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And how am I trolling? Am I trying to start a flame war?

Nope.
Anything that promotes an OS other than vista is considered trolling. That's just the way it is around here.
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Anything that promotes an OS other than vista is considered trolling. That's just the way it is around here.
Well too bad for them.

I know for a fact some OCN members rather stick to XP, so why not post a news article that gives them some Vista features.

If he doesn't like it, too bad.
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now the saying is going to be:

Why doesn't AGP and windows XP just die already!!!

This will never happen. Just like there are still PCI cards and windows ME pc's all over the place. Let people who are to stubborn the see the benefits of newer tech sulk in their ignorance with the ghetto stuff... and move on...
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The transparency thing is totally useless. The only reason I have Aero enabled is because of the program previews in the taskbar and with ALT-TAB, and the quit/minimize buttons on each window look ugly on non-aero.

The funniest thing about the transparency thing is that they realised that it had almost no effect because only the title bar of each window was transparent (when not maximised <_<) so they decided to make the border around each window massive just to try and show it off.
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Interesting article, and I'm sure it will appeal to some, but the lack of many of these "features" are part of the reason I prefer XP to Vista.

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Let people who are to stubborn the see the benefits of newer tech sulk in their ignorance with the ghetto stuff... and move on...
Comments like this are exceedingly ironic coming from those with S939 opterons, DDR1, and 7600GTs.

Not that there is anything wrong with any of those components, but most people with such a setup would probably notice more of a productivity/performance boost with $150 of hardware, or non-os software, than a new operating system.
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Interesting article, and I'm sure it will appeal to some, but the lack of many of these "features" are part of the reason I prefer XP to Vista.



Comments like this are exceedingly ironic coming from those with S939 opterons, DDR1, and 7600GTs.

Not that there is anything wrong with any of those components, but most people with such a setup would probably notice more of a productivity/performance boost with $150 of hardware, or non-os software, than a new operating system.
Yeah an OS is JUST supposed to be fast so no gibberish addons and lack of the most needed button ever the "folder - upp-button"
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GOD! I'm sick of XP, I really hope that devs just stop supporting it in new software and just cut XP off from any support what so ever.
...and lose a chunk of their marketshare?Great thinking.
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w00t how many background applications need to be running to do all that?

Xp - 10 (11 inc OS)
Vista - 0 (1 inc OS)
    
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lol I swear its not the guys that still have xp that are starting the flaming its a handfull of vista users "not all" the fact of some people seem to think just because xp is a older os its useless... I mean stop with the flameing xp can render crysis almost as good as vista with very high mod, it benchmarks better, and gets better fps in alot of games, and with a uxtheme it can still look pretty good. Just dismissing it as useless is silly, yes vista has areo, uac "lol" and a cool theme get over it, people will "upgrade" when they feel ready.
Edited by h3xw1z4rd - 5/18/08 at 11:08am
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lol I swear its not the guys that still have xp that are starting the flaming its a handfull of vista users "not all" the fact of some people seem to think just because xp is a older os its useless... I mean stop with the flameing xp can render crysis almost as good as vista with very high mod, it benchmarks better, and gets better fps in alot of games, and with a uxtheme it can still look pretty good. Just dismissing it as useless is silly, yes vista has areo, uac "lol" and a cool theme get over it, people will "upgrade" when they feel ready.
If you ask me, they do it because it makes them feel superior, as in, "Hah, I have the latest!" Either that, or they really actually don't like it and are trying to justify paying the money for it.
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