Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 29th Aug 2007 23:12 UTC
Windows Microsoft is finally talking about the much-anticipated first service pack for Windows Vista and will release the first beta to a select group of about 15,000 customer and partner testers within the next few weeks. The software maker will release the beta for Windows XP Service Pack 3 at the same time. Microsoft acknowledged Aug. 29 that it has already shared beta previews of Windows XP SP3 and Vista SP1 with small group of testers, a fact it refused to admit until recently despite numerous leaks on the Internet.
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RE: Little worried...
by WarpKat on Thu 30th Aug 2007 01:41 UTC in reply to "Little worried..."
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I tried a Sudoku program that I bought for my aunt and uncle for their brand new laptop with Vista on it.

It installed fine.

It crapped when trying to run it.

Sudoku, man...freaking SUDOKU wouldn't even run on it!

My can you make an OS that doesn't even let the simplest of puzzle programs run on it without having a fit!?!?!

I concur - if a simple Sudoku program won't run on it, what makes anybody think SP1 is going to fare any better?

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RE[2]: Little worried...
by kaiwai on Thu 30th Aug 2007 02:01 in reply to "RE: Little worried..."
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Excuse me Warpkat, but what has that got to do with the price of fish. How is it Microsofts fault that the two bit company who wrote the software couldn't be bothered properly maintaining their application.

Maybe instead of posting spam on this board about your tale of woes, you actually contact the company who makes it and blast them and their laziness.

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RE[2]: Little worried...
by SReilly on Thu 30th Aug 2007 02:27 in reply to "RE: Little worried..."
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Dude, sorry, but so far of the mark it hurts.

Sure, your having issues with software but, does the application state clearly on the package that it works with Vista? I doubt it.

As much as I'm unimpressed with what MS has done with Vista, as apposed to what they could have done, I'll be the first to back them up vis a vis lazy developers.

When I first installed Vista, I was certain that most of my apps would not run. Since then, every application that I was running under XP has released updates that enable me to utilize them with Vista.

Sure, they may not be quite up to the same standard but then I don't expect a new OS to have the same maturity as a seven year old OS.

From a realistic perspective, I can't see how you could possible expect anything else.

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