Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 28th Nov 2012 15:17 UTC
Windows "As we pass the one month anniversary of the general availability of Windows 8, we are pleased to announce that to-date Microsoft has sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses. Tami Reller shared this news with industry and financial analysts, investors and media today at the Credit Suisse 2012 Annual Technology Conference. Windows 8 is outpacing Windows 7 in terms of upgrades." Not bad, but there are the usual asterisks, as Ars notes.
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RE[3]: But....
by zima on Tue 4th Dec 2012 13:20 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: But...."
zima
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2005-07-06

WinXP was hardly flaky at any point in its life. Just like Win2k, and Win7 they were all pretty solid releases.

XP was a massive pain pre-SP2. Win2k was from the blissful days of pre-internet security mindset.

Windows still remains a major security whole, and one that can only be plugged properly in a virtual environment. it's just the design of the system and its APIs

Security-wise, there's nothing wrong with Windows itself since Vista; it's just unsafe practices of devs and users, to which any OS would be susceptible.

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