Bits from Bill: 4 Reasons Why Win7 is 10x Better

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By Bill Pytlovany

It’s no secret that I’ve never been a fan of Windows Vista. I really wanted to love it but even as a designated Microsoft MVP I couldn’t drink the kool-aid nor did I promote Vista to family and friends.

So, what makes Windows 7 so much better that I’ve changed my tune? I’m still happy with Windows XP but I am encouraging folks to invest their money and time to upgrade to Win7. I’ve put together four reasons that may not be secret but you may not hear a lot about due to their technical nature.

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Death To The Desktop

THE SHAPE OF COMPUTING

Strewn across the floor and stacked in my closet are 100’s of lifeless parts. Processors, cords, connectors and fans, dead and lifeless now, they were once proud warriors of the desktop era. Striving to be faster in a technical world consumed by speed, I greeted new processors and motherboards like a lion greets wildebeasts. Today those dark ages are gone, replaced by the Renaissance of Mobility, or as the techies would say, “let me grab my portable”.

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August 2008 Newsletter

*The Hard Drive of the Future
*Software is Wasting Your Cores
*OverDrive – Once Is Never Enough
*A Faster PC – In ‘Any’ Language
*Bits from Bill: Top Sources of Free Software
*Malware Survey
*Pitstop Research: CPU Olympics
*Tip #1: XP Tweak Myths
*Tip #2: Remove Old Java Installs
*Tip #3: Print Folder File List

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