Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 15th Dec 2008 15:10 UTC
Editorial InternetNews.com states: "Microsoft (or a really smart ISV) should build a full application manager for Windows, similar to what most Linux distributions do today." Most Windows applications come with their own distinctive updating mechanism (much like Mac OS X), instead of having a centralised updating location like most Linux distributions offer. While it certainly wouldn't be harmful for Windows to gain such a feature - the question remains: isn't it time we rethink program installation and management altogether?
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The answer is yes
by Moulinneuf on Mon 15th Dec 2008 18:27 UTC
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The answer is Yes one is needed.

But implementing one is costly when your user's are not used to using one , they seem to think it's a bother to have to deal with security question ( Vista ).

The majority of windows super user's think they know it all , the majority of normal user's don't know anything and relly on those same super user's , That they can manage a system on there own and that there system are secure and that they know how to fix problems.

I like to run belarc and SUMo and Updatestar on windows system to show how much negligent and clueless those people are.

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