Category Archives: Windows Vista

More Defense of Windows Vista

Robert McLaws has a good post up "The Vista Reality Distortion Field Continues" that talks about how fashionable it is to bash Vista among some tech writers and "journalists". As he notes, I also remember the shrill caterwauling that went … Continue reading

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Some Favorable Reviews of Vista SP1

Paul Thurrott has a very positive review of Vista SP1 here. Lloyd Ketchum has a bit of a rant about all of the Vista naysayers here. As I have said before, I have had pretty good experience with Vista. I … Continue reading

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Very Favorable Review of Windows Vista SP1 RTM

TechNet Australia has a short review where the author (who is a Microsoft employee) is very happy with the results after installing Vista SP1 on his Toshiba R500 laptop. If you feel like really geeking out, Microsoft’s Mark Russinovich, has … Continue reading

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More Vista Updates From Microsoft

If you are running Windows Vista, you should consider applying these two updates from Microsoft. First is the December 2007 Windows Vista Application Compatibility Update that fixes lots of issues with 3rd party and Microsoft applications.  Second is "An update … Continue reading

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Windows Vista Service Pack 1 RC Public Availability

Microsoft has made the RC build of Service Pack 1 available for public download here. The release notes are available here.   Technorati Tags: Vista Service Pack 1

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More Reliability Updates for Windows Vista

Microsoft KB article 943899 describes the fixes that are available in this update. Here is how Microsoft describes it: This update improves performance, responsiveness, and reliability of Windows Vista in various scenarios. This update resolves the following issues on a … Continue reading

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Fan Boy in Chief

NewsGator’s founder and CTO, Greg Reinacker has a recent post proclaiming his new found devotion to all things Apple. I have previously blogged about Apple Love here, and Vista bashing here. It’s very unfortunate that Microsoft has let Vista become … Continue reading

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