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  1. -05-15-07 Vista's Lessons for Microsoft (USNews.com)
      "Microsoft says Windows Vista, the newest version of its franchise product, is a roaring commercial success. Perhaps. It's also been a model in bad public relations. Vista has come under withering criticism across the Internet, with consumers hurling complaints about incompatible hardware and software, suspected bugs, and design mistakes. Independent polls suggest the negative buzz could stall Vista's adoption and encourage consumers to consider alternatives to what in the past has been an inevitable march to a new Windows version." 05-07

  2. Windows Vista Review (CNET.com)
      " Windows Vista is essentially warmed-over Windows XP. If you're currently happy with Windows XP SP2, we see no compelling reason to upgrade. On the other hand, if you need a new computer right now, Windows Vista is stable enough for everyday use." 03-08

Papers
  1. -01-27-07 Windows Vista Installation (CBS News)
      "Like a lot of other reviews of Microsoft Windows Vista, mine suggested that most people are better off waiting until they buy a new PC rather than upgrading their existing machine. I suspect that most people will do just that, but there are always some hearty souls out there who are willing to live on the bleeding edge of technology. I admit Iím one of them." 01-07

  2. -01-27-07 Windows Vista Review (Time Magazine)
      "To sum up: Vista is a perfectly respectable new iteration of Windows." 01-07

  3. -03-17-06 Windows Vista Could Kill Spyware Industry (News.com)
      "There's a software product coming that has the potential to demote spyware from a security priority to an afterthought: Windows Vista." 03-06

  4. Build a Vista-Compatible PC for $305 (ZDNet.com)
      "A reader set me an email challenge the other day - put together a cheap yet well spec-ed and relatively powerful office PC thatís up to the challenge of running Vista. To make the challenge even harder, the whole package (PC, keyboard, mouse, LCD panel and Vista OS) had to come in at under $600 (the reader wanted to build five of these systems)." 03-08

  5. How to Maintain Speed in Vista (CNET.com)
      "Windows latest operating system, Vista, is its most complex to date. Learn a few simple tweaks you can do to keep your Vista PC regularly performing at top speed." 03-08

  6. How to Maintain Speed in Vista (ZDNet.com)
      "Microsoft has published an article aimed at helping Vista users speed up their system - but the article takes a somewhat hit-and-miss approach to speeding up a PC. Oh, and the best performance tip of all has been left out!""

      "So what is this ultimate secret to faster and reliable Windows? Simple. Reinstall the whole system from scratch (or a solid image) periodically and keep a close eye on the junk that you install in the interim. It really is that simple." 03-08

  7. How to Speed Up SATA Drives (HowToGeek.com)
      "Windows Vista has built-in support for Serial ATA(SATA) hard drives, but it doesn't automatically enable advanced write caching features. You can speed up your computer by enabling this mode in Device Manager." 03-08

  8. Interview With Bill Gates on Vista (MSNBC News)
      "Bill Gates explains why you should buy his new operating system, what heís doing next and why John Hodgeman bugs him." 01-07

  9. Windows Vista Review (BBC News)
      "The BBC's Technology team have put Vista through its paces and sampled reaction of those using it." 01-07

  10. Windows Vista Review (PBS News)
      "After more than five years and $6 billion in development, Microsoft's newest operating system, Vista, went on sale Tuesday. Two technology experts discuss Microsoft's software overhaul and the company's future." 01-07

  11. Windows Vista Review (PBS News)
      "After more than five years and $6 billion in development, Microsoft's newest operating system, Vista, went on sale Tuesday. Two technology experts discuss Microsoft's software overhaul and the company's future." 01-07

   
   


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