Was Windows Vista THAT bad?

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  • Lorenzo Fatalò
    Lorenzo Fatalò 23 часа назад

    actually i really liked vista... never had problem with it as i have with windows 10

  • Mario Mario
    Mario Mario День назад

    Go to work idiot

  • Mario Mario
    Mario Mario День назад

    Bla bla bla U FUCK

  • Clay3613
    Clay3613 День назад

    I disabled Windows 7 translucency, it eats up CPU usage. Automatic Updates was an awful mandatory addition.

  • Omar-Aleksandar Zineddin
    Omar-Aleksandar Zineddin День назад

    I really do like the name VISTA... i like it more than a plain number honestly :)

  • Bogs Zadronski
    Bogs Zadronski День назад

    Windows ME mention genuinely gave me chills. Now that OS was something

  • MkChronicle HD
    MkChronicle HD День назад

    oh yeah and me i am still rockin that win7 :)

  • Davy Bartoloni
    Davy Bartoloni День назад

    Vista and 7 are the same product .. in 2007 the hardware was too poor for vista(and 7) .. and all hardware producers delayed vista 64 drivers... Vista 64 SP2 is Windows 7 sp0... Same thing was Windows 8... Windows 8 is what NOW users want from Windows 10.... No Cortana - No useless things - No forced updates - No Spy - no edge.... Windows 8.1 is the best OS right now... On recent hardware is very very very fast and everything work's on It.

  • Łukasz Denisiuk
    Łukasz Denisiuk День назад

    do you remember Windows 2000? Windows Millenium?

  • Michel 14
    Michel 14 День назад

    my pc is still running windows 7 and yea it's great

  • Good ol' Joe
    Good ol' Joe День назад

    i really liked Vista

  • KoivuTheHab
    KoivuTheHab День назад

    It's one of the very best, possibly second after Windows 98SE. Vista and XP didn't have pure DOS, but could handle it very well in the vast majority of cases. 98SE takes the prize largely thanks to pure DOS with DVD support.

  • Frank M
    Frank M День назад

    I'm still using it.

  • Ishfaq Malik
    Ishfaq Malik День назад

    I had forgotten about Windows ME (my first Windows OS). Thanks for reminding me of that horror.

  • MrShranky
    MrShranky День назад

    8:09 are you shitting me? vista could do that

  • Hammi
    Hammi День назад

    the real question is: IS WINDOWS STILL THAT BAD ? -> YES
    Linux Master Race ... #REPRESENT

  • Asml8ed
    Asml8ed День назад

    plot twist.. windows 7, windows 8, windows 8.1, and windows 10 are just iterations of vista. the issues with vista was largely releasing when the bulk of hardware was XP era and the majority of hardware in the world plus hardware drivers for the vista ready hardware that did exist were not ready for it.

  • Mario Jozicic
    Mario Jozicic День назад

    awesome :D

  • Iskander Makhmudov
    Iskander Makhmudov День назад

    Millenium was worst.

  • Gregory Szymkowiak
    Gregory Szymkowiak День назад

    In 2009 i bought a new dell inspiron 545 which is still running to this day. It came with vista 64. And 6 months later... Win7update. Was vista that bad? Not really.. But i couldnt run some games.. Especially spellforce. Win7 solved that.
    Vista64 seemed stable... At least for me. There was only so far i could upgrade the computer but it ran well with both os at the time. Vista32 was the buggy one.

  • Matthew Parry
    Matthew Parry День назад

    I used Vista Ultimate 32 bit for years, once you disable UAC and have it accept more than 4GB of RAM it was perfect, never had a problems with it

  • Chris Proctor
    Chris Proctor День назад

    I had Vista on a Dell inspiron 1501 laptop and I didn’t have any issues with it. It had plenty RAM and dedicated graphics though. I encountered many computers sold packaged with Vista that should never have been. Big performance increases if you disabled Aero.

  • shahswat mallick
    shahswat mallick 2 дня назад

    YO...... 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂!!!

  • Rent Blop
    Rent Blop 2 дня назад

    I actually had no real issues with Windows Vista back in the day. The only thing I really didn't like was the Widget stuff. It looked and felt awful even for 2007 standards. But I didn't have to use that so it wasn't a problem. Windows Vista was fine for what it was. Never saw it as a particularly bad OS. When I think about a bad Windows OS, *Windows ME* comes to mind. Random crashes ALL the freakin time.

  • Mizio Tiger 123
    Mizio Tiger 123 2 дня назад

    Wait...can it run Crysis...?

  • Mizio Tiger 123
    Mizio Tiger 123 2 дня назад

    I like the style of 7 but without vista I wouldnt know

  • Lettuce Lizard
    Lettuce Lizard 2 дня назад

    Long horn LEG HORN hahahaahahhahaahahah get it ? XD

  • Junikorn Gameplay
    Junikorn Gameplay 2 дня назад

    I loved Vista. I neeeded it to play Bioshock with DX10

  • ShelLuser
    ShelLuser 2 дня назад

    To be honest I think Windows 8' launch has easily overshadowed Windows Vista where user dislike is concerned.

  • agus sandi
    agus sandi 2 дня назад

    For me Windows 7 is the best

  • Luka Paunović
    Luka Paunović 2 дня назад

    Superfetch (preloading apps in ram), I always disable that crap service

  • Luka Paunović
    Luka Paunović 2 дня назад

    When you do all the updates actually Vista worked welll

  • ncrdisabled Submarine vet
    ncrdisabled Submarine vet 2 дня назад

    I am watching this on a old dell laptop with 1 gig hard drive and 512 ram and a 14 inch screen It has windows vista ultimate and it works fine even at 1080 p

  • SqawkyPig
    SqawkyPig 2 дня назад +1

    I loved the Windows Vista UI :>

  • Horny Fruit Flies
    Horny Fruit Flies 2 дня назад +2

    Them bubbles made me shed Manly Tears of Nostalgia.

  • Nathan Blaser
    Nathan Blaser 2 дня назад

    Vista was never bad. The problem is people tried to run it on compatible hardware, not capable hardware. There is a very huge difference. Just because the hardware could run Vista never meant it would run it well. Vista was a bit ahead of its time. By the time 7 came out people have capable hardware for the most part and often tried to use that as an example of 7 being better, and, while it was better it was not due to the OS per se but the hardware the OS ran on. Sure 7 was a better experience by UI standards but other than that it really wasn't much if at all better than Vista. People just didn't understand, and still try to ignore these facts and push their opinion as the only factor involved.

  • Mithrennon of Aegwynn
    Mithrennon of Aegwynn 2 дня назад

    Windows Vista can't touch a candle to the launch of Windows ME... but I'm guessing most viewers of this channel aren't old enough to remember that fiasco (and lucky you!).

  • Cameron Coppoletta
    Cameron Coppoletta 2 дня назад

    I was a beta tester yes!! It was necessary but bad!!

  • Joe Terhune
    Joe Terhune 2 дня назад

    Windows millennium was the worst MS OS.

  • OPoscar905
    OPoscar905 2 дня назад

    people said its bad cuz school pc's used it

    xxBOUNTYxxHUNTER 2 дня назад +1


  • Özgür Karter
    Özgür Karter 2 дня назад

    My personal theory is Microsoft is sharing the development costs of the next gen operating system with their customers, half way through the development. Also the customers do a paid beta testing of the next os. I was using Win98SE back in the day and was quite happy with it. The millenium was released. We bought and used it for some time and reported the bugs to microsoft. After having us beta testing for sometime, microsoft released winXP which was great and was built on the eXPerience gained from millenium. Then i had to buy a new computer which came with Vista that had problems. So we beta tested that. Which led to 7 and blablabla. You know the story.
    Win95 : Good
    Win98 : Bad
    Win98SE : Good
    Win Millenium : Bad
    WinXP: Good
    Win Vista: Bad
    Win 7: Good
    Win 8: Bad
    Win 8.1: Good
    Win 10: Well, i switched to MacOs so i should not really comment. But i hear good things.

  • Joseph Azzato
    Joseph Azzato 2 дня назад

    I loved it bought the Ultimate 64 edition, which supported the apps and drivers of xp probably why I did not experience the incompatibility software and hardware issues, how ever the constant pop up security permissions was quite annoying every little click here or there, open anything and you had to give permission or confirm what you just clicked on!! }:( how ever when you turned this function OFFF!!!!!!!! it was a very nice system!!!! Halo's and Angels :) :) before that the gremlins were all over your system

  • Danny O’Flanagan
    Danny O’Flanagan 2 дня назад

    Vista was awfull but so is Windows 10.1

  • Brian Gerrard
    Brian Gerrard 2 дня назад

    Windows ME and Windows 8 were WAY worse

  • Give me Chicken nuggets
    Give me Chicken nuggets 2 дня назад

    Vista was not even bad Your computer was just bad

  • GamerToons
    GamerToons 2 дня назад

    Yes, yes it was.

  • Marcelo Vilaça
    Marcelo Vilaça 2 дня назад

    Well, MS is well known by launching crappy OS, followed by good OS, followed by crappy OS, followed by good OS.... it is just their business plan... they release a entirelly buggy, empty full of flws system, collect the gigantic amount of error logs from users that misleaded bought or were forced to use their crappy OS, work over it and release a good OS with all the problems solved, and than sell it again....
    just listing:
    Windows 3.1 - bad
    Windows 3.11 - Good
    Windows 95 - Crappy
    Windows 98 - good
    Windows Millenium - damn bad
    Windows XP - very good
    Windows Vista - oh my god...
    Windows 7 - damn good
    Windows 8 - so bad that they kinda made new early patch to 8.1 that was still pretty damn bad...
    Windows 10 - well, windows 8 and 8.1 were so bad that they were so ashame that they gave it for free for those who had windows 8... And it is okish...
    But the best Windows move so far wa putting Linux mini kernel inside of it... now we are talking... no more cmd nor Putty nor whatever necessary to do actual work...

  • Pooya Barati
    Pooya Barati 2 дня назад

    i liked xp that much that i upgrade from xp to 8 in 2013 XD

  • My Name
    My Name 2 дня назад

    Btw vista was an update for win7 but never became popular

  • My Name
    My Name 2 дня назад

    I have 8.1 and it cant run anything.super slow.I miss my old computer awesome for gaming

  • quelorepario
    quelorepario 2 дня назад

    It wasn't bad. It was great, as great as the Zune.

  • Italian Gamer
    Italian Gamer 2 дня назад

    I tried almost all OS and Ms Dos made by Microsoft :) For me,the best was: Win98 , XP, 7. The worst: Vista, WinMe , 8.1 , 10.

  • Justin Wu
    Justin Wu 2 дня назад

    haha yo man

  • GenuineIntel
    GenuineIntel 3 дня назад

    It's almost 2019, why are so many people still using closed source (proprietary) software???

  • Paul Keith
    Paul Keith 3 дня назад

    It was an unmitigated disaster.

  • Shie -The-Guy
    Shie -The-Guy 3 дня назад

    "Windows Vista

  • Maxon Mendel
    Maxon Mendel 3 дня назад

    What's the windows product logo that has like the four tiles but they're all different sizes? Is it office? I remember seeing it on a Vista machine when I was a kid.

  • Maxon Mendel
    Maxon Mendel 3 дня назад

    This is weird but xp is still my favorite

  • MaximumCat
    MaximumCat 3 дня назад

    Compared with Windows 10... Vista was amazing. Compared with any other version of Windows.. it wasn't all that good.

  • Pyrotechnics 8
    Pyrotechnics 8 3 дня назад

    Purble Place gang

  • James Shaw
    James Shaw 3 дня назад

    Worst OS ever? Try Windows Me.

  • Hon Chow
    Hon Chow 3 дня назад

    It was shit!!!!

  • Michał M
    Michał M 3 дня назад

    ms dx12 run game in linux ( pre beta) :/

  • Roberto XS
    Roberto XS 3 дня назад

    OEMs ruined Vista. Yes it was more hardware intensive but graphically it's a good looking UI. 7 polished everything up and made Aero what it was supposed to be. I'm still on 7 mainly for the UI since it looks so great compared to boring 8 and 10.

  • Richard Ward
    Richard Ward 3 дня назад

    Vista and windows 8 were crap, full of bugs. Windows millennium was also a pile of crap.

  • slovakianbadass
    slovakianbadass 3 дня назад

    whats windows 7 and 10 im still on vista

  • Patrick Keough
    Patrick Keough 3 дня назад

    Vista was god awful at launch and not bad at all a year later or so.

  • Peter Tran
    Peter Tran 3 дня назад

    I liked the gadgets in windows 7

  • Ieat utube
    Ieat utube 3 дня назад

    i liked vista and didn't really notice an improvement upon going to windows 7 except that vista was far more blue screen prone than windows 7. vista would have a blue screen about once every two months of gaming. windows 7 would have a blue screen about once every 6 months.

  • Sercio!
    Sercio! 3 дня назад

    Finally someone who said the truth about Vista... (Even tho i'm more of an XP user)

  • Владимир Утин
    Владимир Утин 3 дня назад

    I had got a blue screen while installing release version of Vista and it was impossible to install it until they updated it.

  • Lars A G
    Lars A G 3 дня назад

    I switched an old Vista machine to SSD. That was enough to make it run ok fast. Then Microsoft dropped support. Sad. It was stable and looked good. Btw WinME was also misunderstood. It dealt with ACPI much better than Win98SE.

  • Phaethwn FAETHON
    Phaethwn FAETHON 3 дня назад

    I had vista64 from the first version.I 'v just built a pc to use to my work and games, with Athlon 64 (that pc, upgraded to 4600+ dual core and with hd 4870 1gb ddr5 lasted many-many years) and it was brilliant. I never had a problem with vista64 and in fact i did not any format in all its "life" !!!! ( with windows xp i did one format every 2-3 months.... :P)

  • darksylinc
    darksylinc 3 дня назад

    Regarding RAM consumption: Yes, Vista preloaded data from disk to RAM. But it does not show up as memory consumed. It shows in the "Cached" part, but it counts as free mem.
    The main reason Vista used so much RAM and was so slow is that it duplicated GDI objects (what runs the UI) on both system RAM and GPU RAM. While developing 7, MS engineers discovered there were little use cases for having the objects twice on RAM and GPU RAM; and decided to ditch the system RAM copy.
    While a few applications were negatively affected by this decision, the overwhelming majority of apps didn't notice it and this resulted in much lower memory consumption and overall OS responsiveness.
    If you're interested, google "Engineering Windows 7 Graphics Performance" for more info about this subject.

  • Anonymous
    Anonymous 3 дня назад

    hasta la vista baby

  • Finwolven
    Finwolven 3 дня назад

    The only good thing I can say about Windows Vista is that at least it wasn't Windows ME.
    Windows 8 wasn't nearly as bad by comparison, but the launch was well and truly botched, and it's a bit clunky. At least Win10 is usable and a clear update on Win7 on the hardware compatibility side.

  • Mauri Cobian
    Mauri Cobian 3 дня назад

    7:41 where's the link?

  • Ifrah Iman
    Ifrah Iman 3 дня назад


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    Marco Bonera 3 дня назад


  • Hung Lo
    Hung Lo 3 дня назад

    Had Vista and didn't mind it at all. Not nearly as bad as going from Dos 6.22 to Windows 95. Games and apps that ran great in Dos became unplayable in 95. Then you had the extreme piece of crap Windows ME, it was so bad, Microsoft buried that turd as soon as they could. Also, lets not forget about Windows 3.1, it sucked because it wasn't an operating system per se, more like a shell extension of Dos. It was cool, but you couldn't run game properly in it and it was buggy. Only good for web browsing and office apps.

  • Daddel Di
    Daddel Di 3 дня назад

    Dont you guys know the windows rule? Every second windows is crap.

  • Joan backstabba
    Joan backstabba 3 дня назад

    not just bad
    too fast released also

  • Quote321
    Quote321 3 дня назад

    While Vista as a program wasn't all that terrible, the whole 'not working with the devices at the time' bit was a huge oversight. and entirely justifies not wanting to upgrade and the reputation it garnered. People buy Windows because it's supposed to work with everything. If it doesn't work with everything then why not go to Linux?
    No if you want a real example of a terrible Windows system dust off a copy of Windows 8. where experimenting with the UI went horribly wrong. I only got to see glimpses of it since I personally never owned a system with a copy on it, but goddamn with what little I saw over the shoulder of my father every bit of it seemed both confusing and handholdy at the same time.

  • Croly
    Croly 3 дня назад

    everything is better than win10.

  • Voss The Ram
    Voss The Ram 4 дня назад

    I had my vista pc for about a year and a half. I was playing battle for middle earth 2 and my pc bluescreen crashed. I restarted it and all the data was just gone... After that I went back to xp until 7 launched.

  • Kenraali - Pelivideot ja Vblogit
    Kenraali - Pelivideot ja Vblogit 4 дня назад

    Vista was not a bad, but Windows ME was. Never ever any of my Windows ME installation lived to see another day.

  • Hanro50
    Hanro50 4 дня назад

    I am not sure, Windows ME was worse.

  • Guala Nejo
    Guala Nejo 4 дня назад

    I lowkey really like vista. Ive used it from the day it was released until windows 10 came out

  • Retro Storm
    Retro Storm 4 дня назад

    I didn't like Vista. The constant permission asking was cancer, but I will say that it was infinitely better than Windows 10. XP and 7 were still the best.

  • Dávid Gombkötő
    Dávid Gombkötő 4 дня назад

    Do a review on Win ME :D
    (I actually really liked it that time :D )

  • erwin flores
    erwin flores 4 дня назад

    My laptops still running on windows vista

  • Avic Solaris
    Avic Solaris 4 дня назад

    The Portal Gun sound ...

  • Nic Fernando
    Nic Fernando 4 дня назад

    Never had a problem with Vista. Backed up, loaded it for testing, never went back. Loved the security of UAC.

  • JayB29
    JayB29 4 дня назад

    honestly, it was just too heavy for the RAM standards we had at this time. it was a huge part of RAM usage. not really much room left for anything else. once we got the RAM standards updated, it was technically a "viable" OS. just because it's stable and was quite clean looking. unfortunately, they went with another release that simply signed up the death of Vista. it was here at the wrong time. nothing more.

  • pikachu896
    pikachu896 4 дня назад

    8 and 10 are worse than Vista tbh

  • blinkingred
    blinkingred 4 дня назад

    Windows 8 kinda had a bad launch

  • Lea Firebender
    Lea Firebender 4 дня назад

    That MacOS called their latest system Mojave cracks me up because of the Mojave experiment. But yay another non-Vista hater :) my first laptop was Vista

  • Jagzilla
    Jagzilla 4 дня назад

    Bill gates should be lined up nice and legal like and executed for high treason and crimes against humanity..

  • peter medz
    peter medz 4 дня назад