Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 11th Nov 2012 15:49 UTC
Windows "Yesterday my desktop died, and so I went ahead and got a brand new Windows 8 laptop. It's always been my feeling that as years go on, user experience has been going down for people who use a computer and the Internet, because of decisions all companies make that are clearly anti-user, either because they think they know best, or in many cases, for financial gains. But from spending all night reinstalling everything and customizing the laptop, I realized just how bad it has become." Probably the biggest reason to go Mac or Linux. Such a shame Microsoft found it more important to pressure OEMs into silly Secure Boot nonsense instead of doing something about the anti-user crapware disaster. Goes to show who Microsoft cares about. Hint: it ain't you.
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by UltraZelda64 on Mon 12th Nov 2012 22:57 UTC
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The amount of crap Windows users face is incredible

Yeah... this is why many people leave Microsoft software and operating systems behind for something else. It was certainly one reason I ditched Windows by the time Vista was released, and had been planning the switch a full year or two in advance. I put up with them since the late 1990s. No more.

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