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BBspot - Microsoft Reveals Windows Vista SP1 Will Install XP [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-04-07 11:21
This article is a work of fiction. However, the satire is not so unbelievable a thing to imagine. Of course, users should not "go back" to XP, but ...
Windows Vista SP1 wreaks havoc on some PCs, users complain - Operating Systems - iTnews Australia [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-03-27 15:00
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Has Microsoft Disavowed Windows Vista? [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-03-12 13:00
This article gets one thing right: "Vista is pure misery." This is because it is designed around restricting user freedom, not respecting it. Make ...
Microsoft Says Vista SP1 Blocks Third Party Apps - Software - IT Channel News by CRN and VARBusiness [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-03-12 13:00
The article states: "BitDefender also offers a free upgrade that fixes the problem." We could only wish they meant free as in freedom -- the fact is, ...
Microsoft sued because some computers just aren't capable of running Vista [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-03-10 19:00
If you want an operating system that can run on most any hardware, you should choose an all free software distribution of GNU/Linux. Because Vista was designed ...
Has Microsoft Windows Vista lost all credibility? [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-03-10 19:00
The article highlights how few platforms Vista can run on. The fundamental design flaw with Vista is that it restricts user freedom. Users should seek out an ...
Vista shipped on only 39% of PCs - Why? Nobody wants it! [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-01-18 19:00
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100 things people are saying about Windows Vista [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-01-18 19:00
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Microsoft Windows Vista experiment was a disaster [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-01-18 19:00
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Electronista | Vista DRM blocking legal video downloads [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-01-18 19:00
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Becta excludes Vista, Office - again | The Register [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-01-18 19:00
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GNU/Linux PC models multiply as Vista struggles [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-01-18 19:00
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GNU/Linux a greener alternative to a forced Vista move? [1%] by mattl, 2008-01-17 11:03
If you read my blog yesterday, you noticed my entry about Microsoft's move to retire XP and effectively force Windows shops into a wasteful migration to Vista.
Schneier on Security: Dual_EC_DRBG Added to Windows Vista [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-12-28 16:00
This is the random number generator that might have the NSA backdoor in it.
vista_error_message.jpg (JPEG Image, 496x169 pixels) [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-11-29 14:00
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Celebrating Microsoft's 88 Million Copies of Vista | Blue GNU [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-11-07 18:00
"And, while they are celebrating the money from those 88 million copies, we can celebrate right along with them. We'll be celebrating the 2-4 % jump in ...
iTWire - Victorian Government Microsoft's $23 million Vista patsy: consultant [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-11-07 17:00
Note that the operating system should actually be called GNU/Linux and we should use the term free software instead of open source, to recognize the social and ... - UK Schools warned to avoid a Microsoft deal [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-10-29 18:00
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PC World - Microsoft Now Takes Blame for WSUS Update Error [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-10-29 18:00
Microsoft continues to push updates on people that don't agree to them.
Microsoft Update Brings Thousands of PCs to Standstill || The Mac Observer [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-10-29 18:00
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Slashdot | Driver Update Can Cause Vista Deactivation [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-10-24 15:00
With Vista, Microsoft is attempting to grab more control over your computer and what you do with it or attach to it.
Aussie CIOs get clearer vista on open source: News - Software - ZDNet Australia [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-10-22 19:00
We should use the term "free software" because it keeps attention on the kind of freedom that enables the collaboration these CIOs are talking about. ...
Vista SP1's delay is Desktop [GNU/]Linux's good news [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-10-19 18:00
He mistakenly refers to the operating system as Linux instead of GNU/Linux, but accurately describes the difficulties users face when their ability to fix and ...
Slashdot | What's Really Broken with Windows Update - Trust [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-10-16 15:00
It's a funny thing for an operating system that is supposed to provide you with "trusted computing" to do.
PC World - Newest Windows Update Snafu Puzzles Microsoft [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-10-16 15:00
Reports abound that Microsoft again updated people's systems without their permission, even causing involuntary reboots and data loss!
Night of the Living Vista [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-10-01 13:00
The OS should actually be referred to as GNU/Linux, but this article cuts through the Vista hype and shows that it's an attempt to convert the user's lack of ...
Five ways [GNU]/Linux is better than Vista - Operating Systems - [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-09-28 11:00
It's better to call the OS GNU/Linux rather than just Linux, which is only part of it. But this is a list of good examples of the benefits of having software ...
DRM troubles drive ex-Microsoft employee to [GNU]/Linux | CNET [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-09-28 11:00
It's better to call the operating system GNU/Linux, and we recommend using a fully free version like gNewSense. Calling it free software, not open source, ...
Globalisation Institute - Brussels' most popular think tank website - Unbundling Microsoft Windows [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-09-28 11:00
It wouldn't be a problem if the bundled operating system were free, as users could easily modify it themselves or get modifications made by others -- they ...
PC World - Security Researcher Finds Flaw in Windows Media Player [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-09-20 16:00
This article misuses the word "hacker" to be synonymous with something malicious, but this flaw shows how the proprietary operating system can ...
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