Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 2nd Aug 2012 22:36 UTC
Windows Now that Windows 8 has gone gold, Microsoft can move on to other things. With Windows 8, the most important of these is probably to make sure people know how to actually use it. Metro is filled to the brim with hard-to-discover features, but Microsoft has a plan. Will it be enough?
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Windows 8 disaster
by benali72 on Sat 4th Aug 2012 17:07 UTC
benali72
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2008-05-03

Gonna take a lot more than a short animation to save this sucker. Windows 8, meet Vista, which are you replacing in the hearts and minds of the user community.

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RE: Windows 8 disaster
by tomcat on Mon 6th Aug 2012 18:38 in reply to "Windows 8 disaster"
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2006-01-06

Gonna take a lot more than a short animation to save this sucker. Windows 8, meet Vista, which are you replacing in the hearts and minds of the user community.


And, as I pointed out earlier comments, Vista sold a couple hundred million licenses. That's failure? Huh? Microsoft would *love* another "failure" like Vista.

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RE[2]: Windows 8 disaster
by Johann Chua on Tue 7th Aug 2012 05:57 in reply to "RE: Windows 8 disaster"
Johann Chua Member since:
2005-07-22

And how many people "downgraded" to XP with their Vista licenses?

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