Quote: Originally Posted by kpo6969
Nothing is wrong with Vista, it got off to a rough start because the driver
support wasn't there. It indeed had higher minimum hardware requirements. Why don't you list the hardware you ran Vista with so we can discuss your disaster, or are you a one-post flash in the pan? Are you running the RC with the same hardware since that's all we know about your system?
Ehh let him bash Vista if he wishes :P Honestly though, I'm not sure if driver support was the only thing. It ran slowly on lesser hardware. I mean, I have a very optimized SP2 vista clean install, and seven(mostly unoptimized, not even startup programs) runs way better than vista on my rig. Most notably when multitasking or when my PC has been on for a long time. And better battery life. Back then, vista was
a disaster/dissapointment, even if it became so unfairly or undeservingly, and now the bad rep has stuck even if its fixed itself.
At this current day and age, there is not much wrong with vista, but there really is very little truly attractive about it either. I see very little reason to use vista over SP3 for the average consumer. Windows 7 on the other hand brings alot of changes easily noticeable to the mainstream buyer.