Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 27th Aug 2007 22:21 UTC
Windows A curious network performance reduction noticed by many Windows Vista users of the 2CPU forum that became the talk of Slashdot last week has been identified as having been caused not by DRM, as Slashdot users expected, but by a curious prioritization 'feature' of Vista that's intentionally biased toward Media Player at the expense of network and system resources.
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RE[2]: iTunes
by wirespot on Tue 28th Aug 2007 12:50 UTC in reply to "RE: iTunes"
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But what doesn't make sense is why this wasn't a problem on XP.

Perhaps because XP was (and is) a rather stable product, whereas Vista is not. I don't understand why some people are amazed by the issues with Vista. It's common knowledge that any Windows should be still considered beta, no matter what Microsoft says, until at least SP1. People went and installed Vista in spite of this, yet now they complain of this and that. Why do that? What was so wrong with XP that they couldn't wait for Vista SP1? I don't know. Whatever. I guess someone's gotta do beta-testing for Vista and be the guinea-pig. So thanks to all current Vista users for a better SP1.

Edited 2007-08-28 12:53

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