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 Windows 7, while fixing some of the problems of Vista, offers a TON of regressions that break basic features available since 3.1.   Windows 7, while fixing some of the problems of Vista, offers a TON of regressions that break basic features available since 3.1.  
  
-  * Almost no customization ability in aero -- you get ONE color slider.  anything further requires a kernel-mode driver that does dynamic binary rewriting to allow unsigned themes!  this is a problem, because... +  * Almost no customization ability in aero -- you get ONE color slider.  Anything further requires a [[http://www.withinwindows.com/2009/03/20/uxstyle-out-with-the-old-in-with-the-new/|kernel-mode driver that does dynamic binary rewriting to allow unsigned themes]]!  This is a problem, because... 
-    * Menu highlights are almost invisible in aero, making keyboard navigation frustrating and requiring a keen on the cursor to ensure that your "rename" doesn't turn into a "delete"+    * Menu highlights are almost invisible in aero, making keyboard navigation frustrating and requiring a keen eye on the cursor to ensure that your "rename" doesn't turn into a "delete"
   * You finally get a proper home directory, but it comes filled with crap folders you can't get rid of, lest you BREAK basic functionality.  If your place to store things is the same as what 9000 shitty programs use to store things, then you don't really have a place at all.   * You finally get a proper home directory, but it comes filled with crap folders you can't get rid of, lest you BREAK basic functionality.  If your place to store things is the same as what 9000 shitty programs use to store things, then you don't really have a place at all.
     * Example: move these folders elsewhere, then try to click "browse for more pictures" in the user picture selector...it's now does nothing     * Example: move these folders elsewhere, then try to click "browse for more pictures" in the user picture selector...it's now does nothing
windows_7_failures.txt · Last modified: 2010/11/17 12:26 by tkbletsc