Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 23rd Feb 2011 23:56 UTC, submitted by gogothebee
Windows Ah, something Microsoft really couldn't use right now: problems with the very first update to its Windows Phone 7 operating system. In this very competitive marketplace, in which WP7 is a late newcomer, it can't use major problems like this. The thing is though - how big of a problem is this, really? And, is it even Microsoft's fault at all?
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RE[3]: Comment by t3RRa - artificial issue
by jabbotts on Thu 24th Feb 2011 13:11 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by t3RRa"
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The DX9/DX10 issue is mostl artificial. Microsoft could have simply released a DX10 build for XP but it was leveraged to premote Vista and now Win7 sales. Hence, gamers will eventually have to migrate to win7 if they haven't already due to artificial scarcety of DX10 for XP.

My issue becomes the games that won't run on win7. I've got some great older and highly replayable titles that are due to go the way of Longbox2. Maybe Shogun Total War will run clean on my desktop hardware and win7 but it sure doesn't like my notebook and win7. I may be looking at a tripple boot; winXP for games, win7 for games, Debian for real work.

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