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RUBBISH LIST.

How can you have Vista at number 1 ? Have these people never heard of Windows Millenium Edition.
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RUBBISH LIST.

How can you have Vista at number 1 ? Have these people never heard of Windows Millenium Edition.
is it windows vista on drugs?
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is it windows vista on drugs?
Yeah, a broken and atrophied Vista that's been on drugs for several years and is barely "alive"

Windows ME even had trouble installing sometimes, let alone crashing whilst in the OS.
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Thread Starter 
What's with having Richard Stallman on there?
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IPv6 is a failure? The author is more a failure here.
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I think top 10 lists should be banned from the news section. They're only written for page hits and always god awful.
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Total crap, there wasn't an IT professional in the world that wasn't working his butt off for months upon months, hour after hour of overtime trying to fix this thing, and guess what, they DID! That's why nothing happened, Y2K is one of IT's biggest SUCCESSES!
My dad was contracted from IBM for this "bug."
    
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1. vista... now are you serious? sure it was bad at launch but look at it 2 service packs later. ME IMO is the worst version >.>
list is fail also, IPv6 is success, y2k is success, mp3 is success. 3 out of 10 on that list is success, thus he fails
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Jack Wallen was a key player in the introduction of Linux to the original TechRepublic. Beginning with Red Hat 4.2 and a mighty soap box, Jack had found his escape from Windows. It was around Red Hat 6.0 that Jack landed in the hallowed halls of TechRepublic.
I laughed.

Seriously though, even if it was accurate (which it's not, mind you) that would still be one of the worst written articles I've ever read.
    
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I'll tell you what a big failure is. It's the author of this article.
QFT

Enough Said...
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