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"nsag" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> At the beginning I will state that I cannot use Vista for my primary
> graphics tasks: it is too slow and unstable. Among instability issues is
> the report that Vista unloads monitor calibration data every time it
> flashes a warning message. This renders Vista utterly unusable for
> graphics work. Poison, in fact.
> However Vista is in a dual boot environment and I try to use it for other
> I installed several programs recently on both the XP and Vista side of
> this dual boot machine.
> Vista and XP are each on their own separate but equal hard drive with
> optimized swap files, etc.
> Program installation is time by your wris****ch faster in XP than on
> Vista. Many installs in Vista simply seem to hang toward the end of the
> installation although most ultimately complete. Most, not all.
> And Vista seems utterly incapable of stably streaming most (not all, but
> most) internet media for more than a few minutes without hiccoughing
> regardless of codec, player, etc.
> I'm glad I do not play 3d games based on what I have seen with Vista in
> other hands.
> I do not hate Microsoft. In fact the only computer animosity I have is
> directed toward the Apple monopoly (one grand for a Macmini that has less
> than $200 of obsolete hardware inside?).
> Vista is just bad. Yes, Vista works for some, but so do cults, drug
> addiction and mass murder.
> Microsoft owes everyone a big, free rewrite ASAP.
> XP with the Aero interface?