Is this a Contest reflector or a Windows Vista/7/XP reflector? Let's get
back to contesting and drop this "which one is best for me" malarky.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Charlie Gallo" <Charlie@TheGallos.com>
To: "Neal Campbell" <email@example.com>
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Sent: Saturday, August 08, 2009 8:00 AM
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Vista OS
> On 8/7/2009 Neal Campbell wrote:
>> Why get twice the bloat of an XP system when you can
>> buy an XP system?
> 1)It's NOT twice the bloat - particularly for Win7
> 2)More modern UI
> 3)That dreaded UAC does a lot to prevent trojans - it's the equivalent of
> the Unix SU - and they made it a better in Win7
> 4)The drivers don't run in ring 0, so if a driver crashed, it does NOT
> take down the system. Something like 75% of all XP blue screens come from
> 3rd party driver issues
> 5)(if running 64 bit) - access to memory above 3 gig
> 6)Win7 LIBRARIES
> 7)The dialog boxes (with the tree) make finding things a lot easier
> 8)Built in desktop search (this is huge)
> 73 de KG2V
> For the Children - RKBA!
> It is impossible to make anything foolproof because fools are so
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