Windows Vista: The ‘Huh?’ starts now

Ryan Petty
Ryan Petty

Vista LogoComputerworld technology writer and former editor of Windows Magazine Mike Elgin, writes about the mess that is the Windows Vista upgrade, in Windows Vista: The ‘Huh?’ starts now.

Microsoft is losing consumer operating system market share to Apple for many reasons, but most of those reasons can be oversimplified thus: Mac OS is simple, and Windows is complicated.

That’s why it may be such a costly error for Microsoft to make the Vista upgrade such a confusing mess.

There are no fewer than 10 versions of Windows Vista. Need I say more?