was also better then 98, 98 OR2, Vista and a few others thrown in to raise money
for MS. 8 was another money waster. I still have a machine in 7 for
some packages that don’t like 10 but have moved most things to
Sat, Jun 26, 2021 at 01:20 PM, JM Casey wrote:
Windows XP. Was it really that great? Not so much, in
my own experience
And it wasn't. It was a vast improvement over
Windows 3.1, that's for sure, but Windows 7 (by the time we arrived there) was a
vast improvement over XP.
People become irrationally attached to "the way
I do things." And if anyone happens to recognize themselves in that
statement I'm not going to apologize for it. Most of what's in Windows 10
as far as keyboard shortcuts for the things all of us commonly do have been
unchanged since the first Windows hit the scene, and many of those date directly
The only Windows version that was an absolute tectonic shift
from pretty much everything that came before it was Windows 8, and it was an
unmitigated disaster in terms of acceptance and adoption. Windows 10 was
the wedding of what we all knew and loved, for the most part, from Windows up
through 7 with the few cool features, and there were some, of Windows 8.
There's just nothing to be afraid of for a WinXP or Win7 user in Win10.
The learning curve is very steep and fast indeed (which, by the way, is a good
learning curve - a steep learning curve means that you learn lots, very quickly,
while a shallow learning curve means you learn little, and often painfully
slowly - the popular terminology has it backwards).
Brian - Windows 10,
64-Bit, Version 21H1, Build 19043
It is better to be
hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are
~ André Gide