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On 1/21/2013 4:55 PM, Tom Davies wrote:
Typically Windows seem to have 1 bad version followed by 1 good one and then the next is bad. 
was apparently so bad that many people said they "upgraded" from Vista
back to Xp. Even though that was a backwards step many considered it an
upgrade. Win7 was quite good. Before Xp was Millenium which was
generally considered so appalling that people are more likely to have
heard of Win98. So, people might be expecting Win8 to be another dead OS.

As an aside--and apropos to nothing--I actually liked Windows ME. It
fixed some networking problems I'd had with Win 98, and I never
understood why people always dogged on it so much. It worked great for me.

Vista, on the other hand, needed to be scraped from my boot from the
moment I had a computer running it. I was more than happy to upgrade to
Win 7 (although, to be honest, I still think XP was the best version of
Windows ever produced and I still run it on my computers when I have the
option). I've only had the smallest amount of time on Windows 8, but it
seems apallingly bad and I have no plans to EVER put it on any of my

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