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Talking about Lessons learned from Vista

Posted by wholeenchilada on November 27, 2007

download squad has a post with some info on “lessons learned” from what they refer to as “Vista’s underwhelming debut”

The amount of significant changes to the core OS were blamed for many of Vista’s delays, as well as many of the compatibility problems with existing products. While Microsoft doesn’t regret making these changes to Vista (well, so they say), they are not making changes on that scale with Windows 7. When it comes to addressing release issues, Microsoft has made the decision to be less transparent about release schedules, only making information available when the date is actually feasible. Right now, Microsoft is aiming to launch Windows 7 sometime in 2010 (or 2011 or 2012…this is still Microsoft).

Read more here:

Some interesting points but nothing a lot of folks haven’t already discussed on the Vista front:

Tags: Vista, Windows, Operating Systems, OS, Windows Vista, Technology, Vista Mistakes, Windows 7, Vista Reviews, Vista Sucks

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One Response to “Talking about Lessons learned from Vista”

  1. […] the question is whether the lack of adoption of Vista affects these numbers. If consumers and businesses aren’t moving to Vista (Windows Vista labeled the #1 most disappointing […]

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