Sources: Re/code, The Next Web, HP
quote: Vista got really bad press because OEM's loaded it on underspec hardware.
quote: Comparing Win8 to Vista is really an Apples to Oranges comparison. Vista didn't have an interface problem (it looked very similar to XP, with a similar start menu.) Vista's problems were, like I said, performance and compatibility related.
quote: All they have to do is to keep improving Metro frameworks and neglect classic desktop.
quote: Yup. That is exactly why it's a fail. Hopefully they do learn from it. Historically, MS does learn from these things, but then unlearns it as fast as they learn. LOL.
quote: Before this turns into a hate war on Windows 8 Start Menu.