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Here's why Windows 8 will never approach Vista's awfulnes

  1. #21


    Posts : 41
    pro Windows 8 64-bit


    Well I did like the gagdets but it was slow and uac was crap.

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  2. #22


    Posts : 123
    Windows 8, 2012, 7, 2008R2, 2008, 2003, XP,SUSE


    Vista had a bad rap. I used it from the start, taught my students on it, installed in on all of our computers in both of my departments and never had any issues with it. Yes, it took a lot more resources than XP did but as long as you put it on good hardware, it was a lot better than XP. When windows 7 came out, I made sure that our department moved up (with the exception on my own class; we used windows 2008R2) and no one had any issues. What everyone is complaining about with windows 8 isn't it's performance but the horrible UI
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  3. #23


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    What everyone is complaining about with windows 8 isn't it's performance but the horrible UI
    Horrible?

    It has improved then , since I last looked.
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  4. #24


    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
    Posts : 3,908
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7


    Quote Originally Posted by turbofish View Post
    Vista had a bad rap. I used it from the start, taught my students on it, installed in on all of our computers in both of my departments and never had any issues with it. Yes, it took a lot more resources than XP did but as long as you put it on good hardware, it was a lot better than XP. When windows 7 came out, I made sure that our department moved up (with the exception on my own class; we used windows 2008R2) and no one had any issues. What everyone is complaining about with windows 8 isn't it's performance but the horrible UI

    Ohhhh DOn't get me started, Vista Deserved the bad rap it got, cos it was basically a junk OS. It was the ME of the 2000's - Remember how long ME lasted?

    Windows ME and Vist-Shi'ite: Both DOODOO OS's. I hate them I hate them I hate them.

    I installed it, ran it for 2 days, DELETED THE CRAP out of it - I mean, I didnt just DELETE it, I wrote a 0101 pattern all through the drive, it took over 2 days. I wanted it to be GONE.
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  5. #25


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    Nobody could accuse you of not being passionate.
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  6. #26


    Posts : 123
    Windows 8, 2012, 7, 2008R2, 2008, 2003, XP,SUSE


    So you ran it for two days and are the expert while I ran it on 50 machines and know nothing?
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  7. #27


    Posts : 41
    pro Windows 8 64-bit


    I don't mind the UI I just installed some software for the desktop start button

    Try Vi start
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  8. #28


    Oregon
    Posts : 214
    Windows 8 Pro w/Media Center, Windows RT


    Windows 8 doesn't even come close to how bad Vista was for me. The complains about Win8 have to do with how you do things. The issues with Vista had to do with the ability to get anything done without freezing or crashing the system.
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  9. #29


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    I didn't have any issues with Vista.
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  10. #30


    Posts : 123
    Windows 8, 2012, 7, 2008R2, 2008, 2003, XP,SUSE


    If you had the right hardware and drivers, Vista worked great. Again, I installed it on over 50 workstations and never had any issues
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