Re: OT; AVoid Vista Like the Plague
On Jan 29, 10:01 am, "Jim Tiberio" <jimtibe...@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
"The Hip Lord Teddy of RedSoxia" <teddyzart...@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
wrote in messagenews:k6vnj.2839$4f.1219@xxxxxxxxxxx
Got new computers recently.
couldn't get the config I wanted without VISTA.
I am not a diehard techie, but VISTA sucks so amazingly, they couldn't
have created a worse program without really trying...
I got a laptop on Sunday, so far I'm not liking Vista, I'm getting constant
warnings that certain security features are off when I know they are on, The
lack of Outlook Express annoys me because I can't configure Hotmail in it's
It's so damn idiotic that it defeats the purpose of UAC. I think a
lot of people are just turning it off. I had to pay extra to have
Lenovo install XP last year on a new purchase (SAS didn't work in
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