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Lawyers: Even Microsoft Confused Over Vista Marketing

http://www.pcworld.com

A Microsoft product manager couldn't correctly explain the "Vista Capable" marketing slogan, according to recent filings in a lawsuit that claims the company misled consumers with a prerelease Vista campaign last year.

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Vista still struggling as Linux finds its feet

http://www.zdnetasia.com

Almost a year on from the release of Microsoft's Windows Vista, only 13 percent of companies say they expect to move all desktops to the operating system, according to a survey released this week. Furthermore, adoption of Linux continues to gather pace, with a particular emphasis on the desktop emerging.

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Vista security threats to rise in 2008: McAfee

http://www.business-standard.com

Microsoft’s Windows Vista operating system will face increasing security threats, according to McAfee Avert Labs predictions for top 10 security threats in 2008.

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Windows vs. Linux Compared With Mixed Results

http://www.osweekly.com

I hear this too often - Windows is easier to use than Linux. And so in light of this, being as I have used both operating systems for years, I thought I would put this to the test, the results are not going to make Windows users feel too good about this desktop choice overall, I'm afraid.

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Vista Is Still Plagued by Incompatibilities

http://www.pcworld.com

Nine months since its release, lots of hardware and software products still don't work with Microsoft's operating system, including some that are certified as Vista compatible.

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WARNING: device driver updates causing Vista to deactivate

http://apcmag.com

After weeks of gruelling troubleshooting, I've finally had it confirmed by Microsoft Australia and USA -- something as small as swapping the video card or updating a device driver can trigger a total Vista deactivation.

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Windows shocker: 67% would buy XP over Vista

http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk

Is Windows Vista the biggest PR failure in Microsoft's history?

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Why I've moved from Vista to Ubuntu 7.10

http://community.zdnet.co.uk

I've been using Windows since it was battling for desktop supremacy with GEM in the early 90s. In the mid 90s I spent several years producing newspapers on Apple Macs. Since the late 90s I've dabbled with Linux, but there have always been compelling reasons to return to, or stick with, Windows.

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'Vixta' Linux distro mimics Vista's look and feel

http://www.apcmag.com

I don't know if Linus Torvalds has nightmares about Linux turning into Windows but some people definitely do. Linux Doesn't Need to Look Like Windows has been a popular and oft-visited article about Vixta on reddit since last week. It had spurred about 100 comments going back and forth about the merit of Vixta's user interface design and whether Linux should look like Windows.

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Month in Vista vs Month in Ubuntu Linux

http://cxle.blogspot.com

When I started at the new job in August, they gave me a pretty powerful laptop and since the company I work for is 100% windows, I decided to give Vista a shot. I've been using it exclusively for about 1.5 months, from the beginning of August to the mid-September, every day, 40 hours a week. I also installed Ubuntu at that time.

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Dutch Consumers’ Counsel advises against Vista

http://mckooiker.byethost5.com

After more than 5000 complains of costumers about Vista in a month of time, the Dutch Consumers’ Counsel decided to talk with Microsoft. The goal of the negotiations was to give consumers the possibility to downgrade from Vista to XP if consumers had serious complaints about Vista.

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Linux fights back with user experience

http://www.adampellegrini.com

Beryl v. Vista aero, with a video. Beryl is looking slick.

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Vixta.Forget vista!

http://tuxenclave.wordpress.com

Vixta.org is a Fedora-based Linux distribution designed to be user-friendly and eye-catching, similar in look and feel to Windows Vista. Trying to bring linux to the “masses”, not just sysadmins

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Windows Vista: Five Broken Promises

http://www.extremetech.com

There were several things I was really looking forward to in Vista that are simply missing in action or broken. These are features I'd really hope would improve my productivity and make life a little easier.

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3 moments in Vista that make me consider Linux

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While I definitely think some elements of Vista are definite improvements, 10 months of experience has shown me there are some things that just annoy me to my very core. Here are the three things that most make me wish I had the strength to move over to Linux — full time.

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