Memory is getting cheaper every day. This is one reason why more and more people are equipping their PCs with 4GB RAM or more. Modern desktops often support up to 8GB. So it happens quite often these days that a proud owner of a new a PC wonders why Vista only reports about 3GB RAM [...]
As I write this, more than 1500 have taken part in my poll about Vista deployment. It is no secret that Vista isn’t really a success among corporate customers. However, I must admit, I am a bit surprised by the results of this poll.
It seems as if Service Pack SP1 for Windows Vista won’t be able to accelerate Vista adoption. My article about Vista SP1 troubles is meanwhile among the top 10 here on 4sysops. Most of the readers are coming from Google searching for help. Guess they didn’t read my warning. The fact that Microsoft offers now [...]
So ordinary people can now download Vista SP1, too. It is hard to find an IT site today that doesn’t have the news. Yesterday, the blogosphere and IT sites were in fever to uncover Microsoft’s most protected secret. Will Vista SP1 hit Windows Update today or not? And what about the retailers? Nobody really knew, [...]
The German print magazine C’t (5/2008, p. 62) compared the performance of Vista SP1 with Vista RTM. There are quite a few performance tests about Vista SP1 these days, but those from C’t are always worth mentioning because they are known to have a lot of experience with such technical tests.