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Windows Vista
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My dad got himself a new computer recently. Since he's a card-carrying neo-luddite, it naturally fell to me to set it up for him, which I did on Wednesday. It came with everything pre-installed, so it was just a case of taking out of boxes, attaching cables to the right places, and what have you.

It was, however, my first opportunity to have a brief play with Vista. It has a very different feel to it to other versions of windows, and I mostly hadn't a clue what was going on from the brief time I spent on it. I suspect this was just unfamiliarity, though, and won't judge it harshly on that. However, here is a statistic that seems telling:

I played around with it for well under an hour. During that time I still managed to get my first ever Vista BSoD. I feel so proud.


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Ugh. My friend/future-roommate Olivia just got a Vista laptop. She hates it already. I've played around with the Vista alpha and betas that were released through MSDNAA, and they were thoroughly nightmarish. I, however, didn't manage to BSoD them...probably because I was so disgusted, I quit before half an hour had elapsed. Rock on!

...and this is reason n+1 I want a MacBook.

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