I hate to sound old but I beta tested NT. That of course has nothing to do with my opinion of Vista. I loved Win2k because it was stable and supporting it was fairly easy. XP was not my friend at first, but as it became more stable I liked it too and found it also easy to support. I never learned to feel the same about Vista. I have used it personally so that I could be familiar enough to support it, and at best I have learned to tolerate it.
Now, enter Windows 7. I started with casual use in the beta stage and found nothing that I didn't like. It is now my primary OS and I love it. This will be the first OS that I will recommend at initial release!
Vista was not ME, but not worth switching to in the enterprise.
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