Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 2nd Jun 2006 19:51 UTC, submitted by Tyr.
Windows Computerworld's Scot Finnie details 20 things you won't like in Windows Vista, with a visual tour to prove it. He says that MS has favored security over end-user productivity, making the user feel like a rat caught in a maze with all the protect-you-from-yourself password-entry and 'Continue' boxes required by the User Account Controls feature. "Business and home users will be nonplussed by the blizzard of protect-you-from-yourself password-entry and 'Continue' boxes required by the User Account Controls feature, for example." Update: Apparantly, Vista Beta 2 sucks up battery juice much faster than XP does.
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hmmmm
by re_re on Sat 3rd Jun 2006 17:21 UTC
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2005-07-06

perhaps Microsoft should give a few options upon first boot of your new vista powered computer

1.Basic user (recommended, secure by default)
2.Secure (more difficult but very secure)
3.Advanced user (I can secure the system myself, may not be supported.)

In this way you are giving a a simple option to the user to determine their ease of use and level of security. 90% of people will choose the basic route, but it gives others who know what they are doing the opportunity to run the system the way they want to run it.

Edited 2006-06-03 17:27

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