The Darker Side of Windows Vista

Once again Paul Thurrott has put out another review of Windows Vista. However, this time Paul Thurrott voices his concerns about the darker side of Vista. The side of Vista that really makes you wonder what the heck Microsoft was doing the past few years since PDC 2003. Here is a snippet from Paul Thurrott's site regarding Microsoft's Windows Vista 'User Account Protection':

The bad news, then, is that UAP is a sad, sad joke. It's the most annoying feature that Microsoft has ever added to any software product, and yes, that includes that ridiculous Clippy character from older Office versions. The problem with UAP is that it throws up an unbelievable number of warning dialogs for even the simplest of tasks. That these dialogs pop up repeatedly for the same action would be comical if it weren't so amazingly frustrating. It would be hilarious if it weren't going to affect hundreds of millions of people in a few short months. It is, in fact, almost criminal in its insidiousness.

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News source: Paul Thurrott's SuperSite

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