Reasons NOT TO USE Windows Vista

Some friends of mine are already experimenting with Microsoft's new operating system "Vista" since it was available at our universities MSDNAA. The discussion here was quite interesting and I was already thinking about an upgrade. But a recent article of Peter Gutmann (found it through explained to me that the DRM MS uses with the new operating system should not be supported! "Premium content" will be secured by the operating systems under all circumstances and regardless the possible costs...

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  1. Gruetzekraftwerk says:

    *Well, as additional hardware like DVB-cards are not working yet with Vista, there is no reason to use it anyway. The only good thing is: it looks quite well (quite like MacOSX). But this quite colourful new environment keeps you from working fluently wasting your ressources so switching off the gimmicks is recommended. And yes, we already tested it as a control-unit for our Gruetzebrennkammer on a Dual-Core machine with lots of RAM.

  2. Jürgen Hösch says:

    *I thought your Grützebrennkammer runs under MS DOS 3.3? Thx for updating S9Y to V1.1 btw!

  3. Supergau says:

    *We already did some testing with Win95 in the meantime ;-)
    Update: totally forgot to tell ya.

  4. Jürgen Hösch says:

    *Wow.. Win95 thought you'd rather try WinNT 4 instead of ;-)
    Update: Works quite well, but the track exit module seems to be f*** up :-(

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