Sparda Posted April 28, 2006 Share Posted April 28, 2006 ok, so, we know vista is coming wather we like it or not. I personaly think it's going to be flop for the following reasons: Most people who would ever going to get a computer are happy with there current computerNearly 50% of computers in homes and buisnesses only just meet the minimum requierments for this peice of bloatware. Lots of companies are still using windows 2000 ffs! Ok, so it's only three reasons, but, they are very big reasons. I fix computers, not for a living but a sort of pass time I get paid for. Now, aproximatly 8/10 customers that i visit are using Windows XP... they are not going to upgrade to vista becasue windows xp alredy does every thing they need it to. They might upgrade to what ever comes out after vista becasue they get the feeling there computer is slowing down (but the slow down is probably windows's fault any way). So lets say your computer doesn't meet the minimum spec for running vista, what do you do? Go and buy a new computer that can run vista (asuming you don't know how to upgrade your computer) or do you buy a version of windows that will run on your computer which is considarably cheaper then buying a new computer? Ye thats right... So, lets tackle the last point. Lots of companies are still using windows 2000 because it's either finantialy inviable to upgrade to XP/2003 or becasue there admin says there is no need, the current system is holding out fine. Sure they might upgrade there server to 2003, but it would be so expencive to upgrade all the client to even XP they are simply not going to, and forget vista, they would have to physicly upgrade all the computers simply to get the damn thing running egnoring the actualy cost of the OS it's self. My rant's conclusion: Vista from what I can see has a very neesh market, and thats people who are buying a new computer and vista comes with it weather they like it or not... Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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