"He still wants a Vista virtual machine since Spore is a pretty
fine game and his Zune probably won't play nice with Linux.
However, for everyday use, he's done with Vista. Not only does it
lack the "amusing desktop effects" (which his mother hates, by the
way, on her new Linux desktop), but even running Clamwin and
Windows Defender, he still managed to infect it with a variety of
junk, rendering it useless when he had a term paper to write."