Good but still some problems
Probably the best Windows yet. What Vista should have been. However there are some problems that I've been experiencing using the MSDN version that's been available for weeks
Here are the problems:
1) PPTP VPN problems. Screws up DNS lookups, UDP packets get routed wrongly. XP worked properly but Windows 7 has the same bugs as Vista in this regard.
2) Roaming profiles have stopped syncing properly. It tells me to look in the event log but there's nothing there.
3) Boot-up has slowed over time which is not caused by new software being installed.
4) No multiple desktops like in Linux. I've had to buy a utility to do this.
5) When you enter a folder it doesn't auto expand in the folder pane.
6) Still comes up with erroneous can't connect network drives errors.
7) Disconnects you from mapped network drives at the drop of a hat.
The Good things:
1) Looks great.
2) Doesn't take bloody ages to dim the screen for UAC prompts.
3) When you click on a filename to rename it, it highlights only up to the dot. My fave feature.
4) Search doesn't suck.
5) Dragging a window off to the top, bottom or sides will auto expand it to fill various part of the screen. Dragging to the sides is particularly useful for side-by-side comparisons.
6) Calculator with units conversion. About time.
7) Pretty responsive.
8) Most importantly it plays TF2 properly. Always got lag problems under Vista.
9) Some very nice backdrop pictures although the fish is missing.
10) It doesn't suck.
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