Good-Bye XP. Hello Windows 7
Mar 29, 2009, 22:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Will Windows users go along with this and switch to 7?
I suspect they will. The XP users aren't going to be completely
happy with the trip though. Windows 7 is a radically cleaned up and
skinner version of Vista. I've been using 7 for several months, and
it's a decent operating system. Yes, that's me, the Linux desktop
guy, saying that Windows 7 is OK.
"However, Windows 7 looks and feels a lot like Vista, and if you
think you can just switch right over from XP to 7 without going
through a learning curve, you're wrong. I think XP users will find
it just as easy, or not, to switch to the Novell's new
Windows-friendly SLED (SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop) 11 as to