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Vista Incompatibilities Still Gnaw

As editor in chief of Redmond magazine, I should be embarrassed to admit that I don't yet use Vista. In fact, I used to feel that way.

But the more I hear from real IT experts (translation: you, the Redmond Report reader), the more I think I'm actually on the leading edge by sticking with good, old XP Service Pack 2. My printers and external hard drives still work, and it has performance I can live with.

Vista users are having less luck. Hardware drivers are lagging behind the operating system like me in the Boston marathon (I'm not exactly svelte).

Many believe a service pack will do the trick, but service packs are for bugs and performance. Drivers are an entirely different matter. Give some news about Vista by writing dbarney@redmondmag.com!

Learn more from this fine report from the Associated Press.

Posted by Doug Barney on July 16, 2007 at 11:52 AM


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