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Windows So far, Microsoft has been very tight-lipped about Windows 7, carefully trying to prevent another Longhorn PR disaster where the company promised the heavens and more for Longhorn, but in the end ditched Longhorn to make way for Vista. Chris Flores (Windows Client Communications Team) as well as Steven Sinofsky, has broken the silence a little bit to talk about Windows 7. In addition, it is believed Windows 7 will make its first official debut at the D6 All Things Digital conference today, during a keynote held by Steve Ballmer and Bill Gates.
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windows is doomed
by hraq on Wed 28th May 2008 02:47 UTC
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Windows is doomed if the kernel is not gonna be rewritten or trimmed down to allow even old machines work.
Currently windows will waste 2-3x the performance you have on your new hardware. IT understands this very well, but those who never worked in Enterprises or Small/Medium enviornments would just rediculously talk about vista that it is OK and it even works better than XP!!!

Vista is not OK Vista+SP1 is also not OK. We need something 3x faster. Compare Mac hardware to a windows Vista equivelent hardware and you will understand what I am talking about regrading performance. Mac is 4x more faster in multitasking than Vista + it doesn't have the Latency Vista has or the Windows Explorer crashability.
I never got Finder to crash uder heavy tasks like Network smb mounting and trasferring or gigabytes of data.
While Windows Explorer crashes frequently when you mount a share or windows cannot find that share.

I also read the article, it was pathetic and felt like and advertisement. Windows right now is like walmart is quality or even less like a Bazzar.
If MS doesn't pay attention quickly now, then it won't survive.

I have istalled M1 recently and found it to be 100% Vista is every aspect. It was slow and I knew they will never change the kernel the time I saw v 6.1 on the winver screen.

I advise them to start again from windows 2003 code and start programming for more stability and speed than features and features and Integrations and crappy things.

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