quote: Another employee, Mike Nash, currently a corporate vice president for Windows product management, states angrily, "I PERSONALLY got burnt ... Are we seeing this from a lot of customers? ... I now have a $2,100 e-mail machine."
quote: I have had zero problems with the operating system and compatibility. (One of the most overlooked perks of having an up to date system)
quote: Vista cannot control a stupid fan...
quote: I guess I should sue someone for buying Crysis and not being able to play at 60FPS at 1920x1080i.
quote: Most consumers don’t need a quarter the hardware they have already.
quote: It runs that should mean capable. Because it doesn't run the most advanced version with all the bells and whistles or super fast how is this a lawsuit?I guess I should sue someone for buying Crysis and not being able to play at 60FPS at 1920x1080i.
quote: That is basically what happened to many people who bought "vista ready" computers.
quote: Should we start sueing software companies for putting minumum requirements on games that would only allow it to be played on the lowest possible settings.
quote: Home Basic:-1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor-512 MB of system memory-20 GB hard drive with at least 15 GB of available space-Support for DirectX 9 graphics and 32 MB of graphics memory-DVD-ROM drive-Audio Output-Internet access (fees may apply)Home Premium / Ultimate / Business:-1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor-1 GB of system memory-40 GB hard drive with at least 15 GB of available space-Support for DirectX 9 graphics with:WDDM Driver128 MB of graphics memory (minimum)Pixel Shader 2.0 in hardware32 bits per pixel-DVD-ROM drive-Audio Output-Internet access (fees may apply)Additional Requirements Actual requirements and product functionality may vary based on your system configuration. Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor can help you determine which features and edition of Windows Vista will run on your computer.While all editions of Windows Vista can support multiple core CPUs, only Windows Vista Business, Ultimate, and Enterprise can support dual processors.Home Premium / UltimateTV tuner card required for TV functionality (compatible remote control optional).Home Premium / Business / UltimateWindows Tablet and Touch Technology requires a Tablet PC or a touch screen.UltimateWindows BitLocker Drive Encryption requires a USB Flash Drive and a system with a TPM 1.2 chip.
quote: How could any VP write an email stating "I PERSONALLY got burnt ... I now have a $2,100 e-mail machine". The ignorance of that statement merits a demotion or in my opinion a firing.
quote: Sure, this 500MHz Pentium2 with 64MB of RAM is "XP Capable" but that doesn't mean that it can run all the features and was never touted to be able to .
quote: With Vista, they never had these "suggestions" and slapped a sticker on anything that could run the stripped down version of Longhorn beta.
quote: Those 90% of people barely know the difference between Intel and AMD much less Conroe versus Athlon, 1MB versus 1GB and so on.
quote: Across the country retailers carrying various laptops and desktops saw there wares begin to sport "Windows Vista Capable" stickers. The stickers were part of a campaign my Microsoft to continue sales of Windows XP computers, by citing as a selling point the computer's ability to later be updated to Windows Vista.
quote: Let it be crystal clear - ALL those price cuts announced by Intel or AMD in their price wars in 2007 were for OEMs none of them were passed on to the buyers.
quote: Q6600. That is all.
quote: The new suit challenges that many of the computers bearing this sticker were by no means fully "Vista Capable" as they were not powerful enough to support Vista's advanced features and would only run the most bare bones installation of Windows Vista.