[Ma-linux] Re: [Dclug] Interesting Experience with Vista
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Mon Nov 5 14:45:26 EST 2007
On 11/5/07, Chuck Divine <chuck.divine at comcast.net> wrote:
> Have others reported this kind of thing happening with Windows? Right
> now I'm wondering if Windows sabotaged the laptop because I hadn't
> signed up for anything that would cost money.
One of the common places for a laptop manufacturer to skim is with the
video card/drivers. Intel makes a chipset specifically geared towards
meeting the minimum specs and no more.
When I read the reviews on my Toshiba, I found out that I had the
*bare minimum* that was compatible with Vista and almost every
complaint was based on that.. Luckily, I had Ubuntu on it at the
D. Keith Casey Jr.
CEO, CaseySoftware, LLC
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