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    Windows Xp vs Windows Vista

    I found this article on the differences of both OS. Its quite good especially for those who have not seen Vista yet.

    http://www.bentuser.com/article.aspx?ID=332&

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    Re: Windows Xp vs Windows Vista

    It's looking very nice in places- though is it just me or does the Explorer window look too "cluttered"? I mean, I love the depth that I can go to using something like Konqueror in KDE as a file browser, but Windows Explorer has traditionally been a little less functional than other file system browsing mechanism--I wonder how long term Windows users will fare with the detail that seems to be there now?

    Thanks for the link Tosca.

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    Re: Windows Xp vs Windows Vista

    saw it being previewed today at the technet forum, seams a good step forward

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    Re: Windows Xp vs Windows Vista

    There is a Black Marble event (advertised by Microsoft) for FREE on Vista for managers, I am off to that. Its being held in Bradford - http://www.blackmarble.co.uk/Events/May2006.aspx Its free, so I am off to that, may pickup something useful, and its only 1/2 day and its free and has a bunfight as well, so what can you loose!

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    Re: Windows Xp vs Windows Vista

    Did you say it was free?

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    Re: Windows Xp vs Windows Vista

    Wow, and it's in my home town! Not often we get things...cept the odd riot obviously.

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    Re: Windows Xp vs Windows Vista

    Is it me, or does the new start menu (or whatever it's been renamed to these days) have the icon / font look of anything KDE based?

    If anything, my theory (if I'm right about the above) is that it'll make Linux much more approachable to novice users as a result..

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    Re: Windows Xp vs Windows Vista

    Quite. I still haven't been given a convincing reason to upgrade to Vista.

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    Re: Windows Xp vs Windows Vista

    I like the Breadcrumb Bar.

    And I like upgrading.

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    Re: Windows Xp vs Windows Vista

    Apparently you can do a filetype filter in WinExplorer now (*.zip for example to show only ZIP files), which is only an idea me and some friends discuess all of 7 years ago

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    Re: Windows Xp vs Windows Vista

    Hurrah for Mah Jong

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    Re: Windows Xp vs Windows Vista

    Quote Originally Posted by webman
    Apparently you can do a filetype filter in WinExplorer now (*.zip for example to show only ZIP files), which is only an idea me and some friends discuess all of 7 years ago
    You've been able to do that in Gnome/KDE for the past 4 years.

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    Re: Windows Xp vs Windows Vista

    Quote Originally Posted by StewartKnight
    Did you say it was free?
    I think we will find that they push there solutions at us as well as the info we possibly want, but its just the usual be pollite, and yes send me the info, then you can recycle it when you are back in the office

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