Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 23rd Aug 2006 17:53 UTC
Windows "I have been testing Microsoft operating systems since Windows 95, and this is the buggiest OS I've seen this late in development," says Joe Wilcox, an analyst with Jupiter Research. "Look at the older operating systems, and by Beta 2 there is a stable foundation on which the [independent software vendors] can build. Right now, Vista is like a ship on stormy seas."
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RE[3]: xD
by NeoX on Thu 24th Aug 2006 04:24 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: xD"
NeoX
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2006-02-19

Because they are just the bare drivers and not all the extras that nVidia puts in that are included in their unified driver release. Extras like contextual menus, all manors of tweaks and settings, etc. These items are absent from the Windows included driver.

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RE[4]: xD
by leech on Thu 24th Aug 2006 16:27 in reply to "RE[3]: xD"
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2006-01-10

Don't forget the lack of the OpenGL ICD as well. Microsoft doesn't provide their own, the IHVs provide that.

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