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The following is an actual fake conversation between a Windows Vista user and Windows Visa:
“Oh boy! A new Windows OS! You’re real pretty, plus you’re telling me I can play all of my games and download porn on you? I’m never leaving my house again!” Don’t trust me, Sam. I’ll only let you down. “What do you mean, super-sexy-new-software?” It’s not my fault. Microsoft half-assed my development, so I freeze, I have bugs, and I boot as slow as sweet Portuguese molasses. “Well what do I do now?” That’s an easy one. You get Windows 7! It’s so good, it completely makes up for the abortion that is my existence. “Thanks… Oh, and formerly-sexy-software?” Yes? “You suck.” I know.
To put it simply, the seventh incarnation of the Windows operating system is everything Vista should have been; stable, functional, quick, sexy, and silky smooth. You’ll be won over instantly by the sleek graphical Aero feel and the new intuitive taskbar, which easily gives Mac’s dock a run for its money. Libraries are a welcome re-hash, as is DirectX 10, and the new Shake and Peek features are
Should any compatibility issues arise (which they probably won’t), 7 wields not only an awesome compatibility emulator, but an all-out virtual XP mode. Thankfully, Windows 7 has been designed to run and work perfectly with pretty much any kind of hardware you can throw at it. That is, with the exception of a monkey wrench or maybe the
Despite these vast improvements, the control panel could still use some tightening up, and Microsoft still insists on releasing 80 bajillion versions for you to choose from. Besides that, there really isn’t much to complain about because no one really uses Internet Explorer anyway.
If you liked XP or gritted your teeth through Vista, then Windows 7 is your godsend. Windows 7 is here to give you some firepower to fight back against all of the smartass Mac users who don’t know they’re using Linux.