Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 24th Jul 2007 15:08 UTC, submitted by Uncle Fester
Hardware, Embedded Systems The head of PC maker Acer, Gianfranco Lanci, has hit out at Microsoft's Windows Vista operating system, saying that the 'entire industry' was disappointed by it. Few buyers have purchased new PCs specifically for Vista, Acer's chief says "The entire industry is disappointed by Windows Vista," the head of the world's fourth-biggest PC maker told the Financial Times Deutschland in its online edition on Monday. Never before had a new version of Windows done so little to boost PC sales, he said. "And that's not going to change in the second half of this year," Mr Lanci said. "I really don't think that someone has bought a new PC specifically for Vista."
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RE: Irony
by google_ninja on Tue 24th Jul 2007 18:16 UTC in reply to "Irony"
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I got an HP Pavilion dv9000, and have been nothing but impressed with it. The worst part of the experience was removing all the crap that comes pre-installed, other then that my vista experience has been seamless. (performance equal to xp, no thrashing problems, no stability problems, no compatibility problems, no driver problems, etc)

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