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 Sep 27, 2007 - 03:51 PM - by Michael
* Time for Vista to go like ME?

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Don Reisinger says it's Time Microsoft puts Vista out to pasture like they did with Windows ME.

The first indication that Microsoft should abandon Vista is its poor sales figures. According to a recent report titled "Windows Vista Still Underperforming in U.S. Retail" from NPD, Vista sales are significantly behind XP sales during its early days. Even worse for Redmond, some are reverting to XP, citing issues with compatibility and overall design. And if that wasn't enough, Macs continue to surge and with the impending release of Leopard, Microsoft may be in for a rough holiday season.

With each passing day, it's becoming blatantly clear that Microsoft released Vista too early and the company's continual mistakes and promises that can't be kept are further annoying the Windows faithful.
I'd tend to agree. Vista's pretty, but it'd be just as easy to code a skin for XP and a few PowerToys that do the same thing Vista's Aero interface does.
 

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