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Windows 7 Surely Not Sensational

When Windows 7 first shipped, there was a lot of excitement. For power users and IT, Win 7 has a lot to offer. But for me, it is not enough. My first experience was with the beta and it was solid and snappy.

I have long since moved onto the production version. But like XP, Win 7 doesn't age well. The longer you use it the slower and flakier it gets. It is still perfectly serviceable, but hangs when the computer is sitting, freezes when it hasn't been rebooted for a few days and sometimes the cursor goes south for nearly a minute.

This leaves me pining for Win 8, which leads to the next item...

Posted by Doug Barney on 03/30/2012 at 1:19 PM


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