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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
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