Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 19th Feb 2010 21:15 UTC
Windows It must suck to be a Windows developer. So you already have an entire legion of misguided folk hating your work for no reason (on top of the people hating your work for legitimate reasons), and then a company comes along spreading clear misinformation about Windows' memory usage, based on that company's performance monitoring software. To make matters worse, when said company is called out on its errors, it decides to publish the usage information of an Ars Technica editor's computer. As such, it is advisable to uninstall the software in question.
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Bah, giving them free clicks
by umccullough on Fri 19th Feb 2010 21:25 UTC
umccullough
Member since:
2006-01-26

Eh, all this controversy really does is give them lots of free clicks and a pagerank boost.

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Richeemxx Member since:
2010-02-19

My thoughts exactly. Had there really been this big an issue with memory leaks we would have seen it back in the beta days. I for one have yet to see my system use more than half of my 4gigs of ram and even then that was running several ram intensive apps.

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Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

I had to weigh that, obviously, but the fact that they publish their users' information, linked with users' real names is enough of a problem to have it mentioned here.

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bhtooefr Member since:
2009-02-19

Then don't link their name to their site. Link words like "bastards," "assholes," and the like to their site.

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KMDF Member since:
2010-02-17

Um, Randall is a liar and he got fired for it ... should give pause as far as his credibility:

http://www.infoworld.com/d/adventures-in-it/unfortunate-ending-357

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