Friday, August 06, 2010

is it too late to bash Windows Vista?

With my impeccable sense of timing, I bought a computer with Windows Vista on it just about a month before Microsoft starting offering free upgrades, so I'm still suffering with Vista. It's not that bad most of the time, but Vista is the nth version of an operating system that is almost 15 years old and they have put millions into developing it. You would think that after all of this time they would have found a way to fix the long-standing, and very serious bug so that if your file browser tries to access a drive that is not responding, it doesn't HANG YOUR WHOLE FREAKING DESKTOP.

HOW THE HELL DOES THIS HAPPEN?! YOU MORONS HAVE MILLIONS TO SPEND ON FANCY GRAPHICS AND TRANSPARENCY AND SIDE BARS AND FUTZING AROUND WITH THE USER INTERFACE MAKING CHANGES THAT AREN'T IMPROVEMENTS BUT YOU CAN'T FIND RESOURCES TO FIX FREAKING BASIC FUNCTIONALITY? YOU CAN'T FIX A SERIOUS BUG THAT HAS BEEN IN YOUR FREAKING OPERATING SYSTEM FOR FIFTEEN FREAKING YEARS? WHO THE HELL IS SETTING PRIORITIES IN MICROSOFT DEVELOPMENT? STICK A CROWBAR IN YOUR CORPORATE ASSETS AND PRY OUT ENOUGH FUNDING FOR A MID-LEVEL ENGINEER TO SPEND A WEEK FIXING THIS, DAMMIT!

Ahem.

I guess I got a little exasperated there.

1 comment:

Bob Weber said...

Seriously, upgrade that thing to Windows 7. It will change your life. I haven't been a Microsoft groupie in 15 years, but Win 7 is awesome.