Was Windows Vista THAT bad?

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  • Jimmi Hested
    Jimmi Hested 18 часов назад

    Same with all versions of Windows so far... Wait for the Service Pack

  • Tomyo
    Tomyo День назад

    Im kind of curious how he'd react to seeing the concept of OS-tans and making them cute anime girls

  • Napster2002 . aspx
    Napster2002 . aspx День назад

    I was thinking: the idea of widgets that Windows Vista had didn't catch on with desktop PC's. But it did become a thing with mobile devices; perhaps they were ahead of the game at least in that little aspect. I am still a bit nostalgic about WinV though, because it was on my first laptop back in middle school.

  • nezar the gamer
    nezar the gamer День назад

    What it is back

  • Takao Senpai
    Takao Senpai День назад

    Vista was best

  • Fa397bio NT line
    Fa397bio NT line День назад

    I was born in 2007 the year that vista launched. So can remember from 2010-2011 vista and I can say why. I can remember ink ball. So then about 7 or 8 years later when I got my own Laptop I learned about virtualbox I firstly installed windows 7. I still could remember ink ball and didn’t find ink ball. So after once I installed windows vista I found ink ball. Then I knew that back then we used vista. But then my father sold the pc. I wished he didn’t do that because now I really like vista. So sad that Not anybody sees that way I see. Btw if you want to install vista you can use VMware or virtualbox but please not actual hardware.

  • Alexander
    Alexander День назад

    Built-in Windows Defender is not a good thing you know?

  • Gen Ohmni
    Gen Ohmni День назад

    My step dad gifted me his old rig. All I know is that it has Win Vista and is a Dell built PC. Needless to say I have not so much as tried to power it up to see if it works, let alone use the cursed thing. It even came with a 30ft Ethernet cable because my step dad could not get the wireless to work so he just bought a bloody long cable and wired it up. So it has me thinking, what has more utility. The cable or the PC?

  • Ahmad RajPoot
    Ahmad RajPoot День назад

    try Window Batman xp

  • John Da Beyonder
    John Da Beyonder День назад

    Started With 7 (in 2011), Used 8.1, now happy with 10 🙌
    [Miss 7's aero glass effect]

  • William Michaeli
    William Michaeli День назад

    You know, the only Windows OS I ever had a problem with was 8. Even the beta version of Vista I installed was fine but for one graphical issue in one of my games (fire was green). Once I deleted and reinstalled with GPU drivers everything was great.

  • Rogue Vigilante
    Rogue Vigilante День назад

    Yes Linus Vista was a step backwards from Xp and windows 7 is superior to 8 and 10 in terms of stability I remember Longhonrn it was faster than Vista because "reasons" but I also remember using it and it crashing irrecoverably seemingly for no reason and while I got some xp programs to run on it it wasnt ideal just like Linux isnt ideal and isnt as stable as Windows no matter what anyone will tell you. Windows 7 Fa life w custom patches ;')

  • Mr Smile
    Mr Smile День назад

    Windows ME / Vista / 8 /8.1 was worse OS

  • Gaurav Ramasani
    Gaurav Ramasani День назад

    (coughs) Windows 10 (coughs)...

  • Hey
    Hey День назад

    I loved using Vista back in the day. I also had a decent computer though, but the features were great.

  • JJHoover70
    JJHoover70 2 дня назад

    I had no issues with Vista

  • Tactical Aioli
    Tactical Aioli 2 дня назад

    why is he always overdoing his facial expression?
    he's like a bad theatre actor playing in a B-movie

  • EthanWindows
    EthanWindows 2 дня назад

    I Like Windows Vista
    I Like Windows ME

  • Николай Новицкий
    Николай Новицкий 2 дня назад

    10:40 ДА, ОФКОРС.

  • MetreX
    MetreX 2 дня назад

    I remember I used vista when I was ...uhhh les than 5 and I liked it more than XP
    *How Dirty Was I ?*

  • mirocici21 no last name kinda like cher

    I loved Vista. Still have a PC that has it installed. Wish they still supported it.

  • everves
    everves 3 дня назад

    Vista is better than XP and win 8, Only people who cry that XP is better are those who had weak PCs back then, XP 64bit edition was a peace of shit and if you had more than 4 gigs of ram, you wanted vista, also XP couldn't utilise more than 2 cores and those 2 it utilised poorly. I used vista for all its lifespan till win 7 came out and i loved every moment. I know it is unpopular opinion but Vista>XP.

  • Jason Tam
    Jason Tam 3 дня назад

    Oh man, I hated that Uac. Other wise, I liked vista. It was stable for me anyways, and installed easier then ex for me.

  • Tio Hadi
    Tio Hadi 3 дня назад

    can u make video for windows 8 to just wondering

  • zRedRampage
    zRedRampage 3 дня назад

    I guess 77,000 people didn't think Windows Vista was a flop

  • Beatles4Life
    Beatles4Life 3 дня назад

    vista has beautiful aesthetics

  • Karen Elizabeth
    Karen Elizabeth 3 дня назад

    After a its major service packs, Vista was a decent OS. I was happy with it until its End of Life forced me to upgrade.

  • Stephen Guesty
    Stephen Guesty 3 дня назад

    2006: OMG YOU HAVE THE NEW WINDOWS VISTA!!! OMG! 2019:What it feels like using Windows Vista in 2019?

  • kilgarragh
    kilgarragh 3 дня назад

    I have an hp laptop that has an oem and pre installed windows vista

  • Red Zed
    Red Zed 3 дня назад

    I think windows 8 is worse than vista

  • Count Zero
    Count Zero 3 дня назад

    Vista wasn't half as bad at launch as XP was. For largely the same reason - releasing an OS into a market whose hardware wasn't up to the job. Most nof the first XP machines released here in the UK were around 300MHz PIII / Celeron with 128Mb RAM which DOES actually meet (and in some cases exceed) the Minimum Requirements for XP. While it IS possible to run XP on such a machine, it's going to run fairly badly (and I'm being generous here - the lowest spec machine I've ever installed XP on is a 233MHz MMX Pentium 1 with 64Mb RAM and while it DOES install (slowly) and run (even more slowly), the peformance is absolute dog s**t. But this is nothing new. All you millennials who think that the Vista / Win7 UI is outdated (despite being a favourite of the vast majority of regular-joe users) won't remember the debacle that ensued when Windows 95 appeared on the market, just ready to be crammed into old DOS-era machines that struggled to run Windows 3.1
    The bottom line is that EVERY new OS runs like crap compared to the previous version when installed on the same hardware. The combination of being "feature-rich" (aka "bloated beyond imagination") and inefficient programming (based on the assumption that just because RAM and hard drive space were dirt cheap in the US, the same held true in other markets. It's a bit like game developers today who always write for the highest end hardware available at the time, and if you don't have the latest gear then STBU.
    Windows 3.1 took up 6Mb of hard drive space (10Mb if you count the fact that it ran on top of DOS - yeah, Win 3.x is a DOS application - which runs great in DOSBOX if you enjoy nostalgia)
    Windows 95 took up a staggering (at the time and by comparison) 50Mb of disk space
    Windows 98 was around 120Mb, XP around 2.5Gb and Windows 7 around 6Gb-ish
    No idea how big Windows 10 is as it hasn't been around long enough for the machines to start appearing on my workbench - it was only two years ago that the number of Win7 rigs I got to see started to exceed those with XP for the first time. As for me, I went straight from XP to Linux Mint Cinnamon Edition which looks and feels very much like Windows 7 and takes up roughly the same amount of hdd space.
    Remember folks that no matter how high-end your hardware is, OS developers will always find a way to slow it down to a sad crawl (and that goes for Linux as well as Windows - I still have an old Acer Aspire 3680 laptop (single-core, 32-bit cpu with 512Mb RAM and Win XP SP2) that leaves my Linux desktop rig standing (six-core AMD FX6300 / 8Gb Ram and Linux Mint 18.3)
    Something isn't right here. Software development is like Moore's law in reverse :D

  • Borris G
    Borris G 3 дня назад

    None of those "pioneering features" (i.e. Aero, prefetch, etc.) even SOUND good. It sounds like a lot of bullshit that slows the system down and uses too much memory. Which is why I have them disabled on Windows7. Because it IS alot of bullshit that slows the system down and uses too much memory. Even with all the extra stuff disabled, Win7 is a joke compared to XP, which itself didn't compare to 2000.
    I always appreciate being able to underspec, especially with the ability to fine tune performance, so I can't complain that much about the later versions of Windows. I'm the kind of person that hates new features and wants my OS to be as barebones as I can get away with. If it wasn't for driver compatability issues I'd still be using 2000.

  • Jonas Reichert
    Jonas Reichert 3 дня назад


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    aswdfzxcvbhgtyyn hwaa 4 дня назад

    Windows Longhorn came out in 2004 cuz windows server 2003?

  • Kokuyous3ki
    Kokuyous3ki 4 дня назад

    Hated WinVista because it was stupid and couldn't do what I needed.
    I hate Win10 because it thinks I'm stupid and ignores what I need.
    Unless you bring a shovel and dig a tad deeper to force your will upon them! Had the time of my life learning new things about windows at work that I never needed before - to disable sh*t like the store that let's students install stuff and updates restarting the computer in the middle of an exam.

  • Tim0lmazan 1
    Tim0lmazan 1 4 дня назад +1

    Windows Vista is like Windows 7 Beta

  • Chris Laezur
    Chris Laezur 5 дней назад

    I’ll have you know I fucking loved Windows Vista >:^(
    I didn’t ever have any real problems with it, it seemed straightforward to use, etc
    Anything I did have issue with was standard windows pushing stuff on you, which was much more manageable back then

  • Jake Asunto
    Jake Asunto 5 дней назад

    I think windows 10 pro is the best

  • weaktech
    weaktech 5 дней назад

    what a frustrating video for an it professional of 20 years to watch...

    • Count Zero
      Count Zero 3 дня назад

      Yeah I've been doing this stuff since the mid 80s and much as I admire Linus, he's just SO millennial in his outlook and some of the stuff he comes out with just makes me cringe :D

  • Michael McDonald
    Michael McDonald 5 дней назад

    i bought a new pc in 2008 with vista home premium, the only issue i ever had was my ancient scanner wasn't supported. i never had a system crash or lost any work. i still have the pc which still works. i repartitioned the drive and installed windows 7 in 2012, which started out ok but very quickly slowed right down. the vista still works ok.

  • CattleRustler
    CattleRustler 5 дней назад

    Windows 7 is what Vista was supposed to be
    I used win2000 pro until xp sp2 was released, then i used xp sp3 until win 7 pro came along and was out for quite a while

  • darek4488
    darek4488 5 дней назад

    The worst part about Windows Vista is what they did with the audio outputs. XP was the last Windows where you could have multiple inputs and outputs handled simultaneously. Any configuration of audio was possible back then and it was no problem to output sound to headphones and speakers at the same time or to play audio with one output and record with the other. Then they fucked it up.

  • king james488
    king james488 5 дней назад

    eh, it worked... the UAC was the biggest problem.
    I kinda liked the sidebar somehow... the little notepad was great for quick notes.

  • Hunter Thorne
    Hunter Thorne 5 дней назад

    people don't like windows 10??? I love it

  • will S.
    will S. 5 дней назад


    • will S.
      will S. 5 дней назад

      And 8 can go to hell

  • Japhet Layug
    Japhet Layug 5 дней назад

    man, we have the same pc hahahaha (the one on the intro)

  • JessicaE
    JessicaE 6 дней назад

    Although I remember learning how to use windows on windows xp but I used windows vista the most when I younger so vista holds a special place in my heart and I loved it.

  • Imr
    Imr 6 дней назад +1


  • Spiritual Pathways
    Spiritual Pathways 6 дней назад

    Did anyone else run XP to avoid vista but ended up running xp until around 2014

  • PsychoCaki
    PsychoCaki 6 дней назад

    Was Windows Vista that bad? Ask Crysis 1 runing on Ultra with 8800 GT 320 mb xD

  • PsychoCaki
    PsychoCaki 6 дней назад

    Im a simple man. I saw good intro and I already press a like button. That movie intro was hilarious and original! Good job!

  • Nikki Mooney
    Nikki Mooney 6 дней назад

    Windows ME review?

  • Baron Clime
    Baron Clime 6 дней назад

    I never had much of a complaint with vista. Yeah it was a pita at times but not terrible. At least for me.

  • Laimis Kleinauskas
    Laimis Kleinauskas 6 дней назад

    i loved one thing about windows vista. FREE CHESS GAME !!!

  • Timothy H
    Timothy H 6 дней назад

    Windows 8 is the worst

  • Lance Elliott
    Lance Elliott 6 дней назад

    Launch was bad however once it was fully updated Vista and 7 were basically the same thing

  • windows vista bad
    windows vista bad 6 дней назад

    It is very bad.

  • Manuel85
    Manuel85 6 дней назад

    lolololol....9 rings was made, but a ring of power were crafted in secret

  • TaranTatsuuchi
    TaranTatsuuchi 6 дней назад

    I see that blackboard in the back...
    And I want to strategically remove the 'not' and leave it as 'Do Disturb'...

  • luan assis
    luan assis 6 дней назад

    i miss windows xp

  • abduL Hadi
    abduL Hadi 6 дней назад

    Windows vista was like Batman & Robin... The reason for windows 7 and The dark knight respectively to rise...

  • Zynk Panther
    Zynk Panther 7 дней назад

    Current, and ex, employees will tell you: Windows 7 is Vista. It's just software marketing, repackage it, reskin it, resell it at the "value" people want when it gets older and isn't being bought. BTW, Windows 10 is also Vista. Great video and thanks for the history!

  • argon opal
    argon opal 7 дней назад

    i remember back in the day had to install vista cuz halo would not work on xp, it was that not bad as people say today, you just had to have a good machine, and not crappy hardware

  • Jon Alvarez
    Jon Alvarez 8 дней назад

    Am I alone here... Vista>Windows 7.

  • Logan Jones
    Logan Jones 8 дней назад

    I think the snapping windows feature should have been in vista. BTW I would use vista over any 9x system.

  • Fred Fox
    Fred Fox 8 дней назад

    I'm one of those users that don't mind getting under the hood of my OS and configuring it to my own liking. I never had any problems with Vista.

  • Steve
    Steve 8 дней назад

    The Time it came out was bad because most PC's we're one core at the time or 2 core en low ram made a really slow pc

  • Daniel JG
    Daniel JG 8 дней назад

    Never had problems with Vista or ME. Bad reputation because of plebs.

  • yyangcn
    yyangcn 8 дней назад

    Yes, yes it was. Answer is pretty simple.

  • Ryan Stokes
    Ryan Stokes 8 дней назад

    Whoa. Did Linus just "PUSH" the dvd into the drive? 0:49

  • EsteBandido4444
    EsteBandido4444 8 дней назад

    So Steve Jobs is not the reason Apple became successful. It was Vista all along.

  • Kieran tv Youtube
    Kieran tv Youtube 8 дней назад

    windows vista lol

  • Phriswithaph
    Phriswithaph 8 дней назад

    My first laptop was an HP pavilion dv2000. It came with windows xp which ran fine and the "windows vista capable" sticker. Little did I know how bad of an idea it would be to install vista with my simple amd processor and 1gb of ram but I did anyway, horrible experience. Went back to using XP up until 2011 when I built my first gaming computer with windows 7

  • MontyPythonChap
    MontyPythonChap 8 дней назад +1

    I never had problems with Vitsa and seeing this os takes me back to the good ol days

  • Patrick76496
    Patrick76496 8 дней назад

    It wasn't a bad OS all in all, at least after it got the right patches. It was just too early with bigger system reqs and Microsoft simply had to figure out the things they've done right with Windows 7. Without Vista there would not be Windows 7 and later OSes, it brought a lot of new things to users and a LOT of experience for Microsoft.
    I personally used it as a kid when I still had time to mess around with my computer and I had Windows XP and Windows 7 installled at the same time, so I really had comparison. I didn't have any problems with it at all, but maybe it's just because it was the SP2 version.
    BTW Windows 10 was also a buggy mess when it came out in 2015, yet almost everybody uses and loves it today..

  • Shylo Watson
    Shylo Watson 9 дней назад

    Mac OS X DID NOT get the transparency from longhorn... Windows got it from OS X.. get it right..

  • ElectrodeYT
    ElectrodeYT 9 дней назад

    I loved Windows 8 day one. On a Desktop.

  • toddler1009
    toddler1009 9 дней назад

    Vista was just not finished. XP was fantastic and finished. 7 is great because it works. I just need my operating system to, y'know, operate. To work. That's it

  • jiakommo
    jiakommo 9 дней назад


  • Rock'on
    Rock'on 9 дней назад +1

    Windows Longhorn was suppose to be the greatest because of the Indexing Service. They finally decided to remove it, so it was the end for Longhorn, since it was not significantly different from XP

  • 10.10 1911
    10.10 1911 9 дней назад

    Mojave is Mac now.

  • ZGtime gaming
    ZGtime gaming 9 дней назад

    PURBLE PALACE vista better than XP

  • Hasaan Anjum
    Hasaan Anjum 9 дней назад

    I used Vista for 2 years and never experienced any issues with crashes or drivers that many of my friends experienced.. I really enjoyed Vista.. ME was a different story.. it was great for about a day after installation and then the app crashes and BSODs started..

  • Elisha Robin
    Elisha Robin 10 дней назад

    *no mention of gnome or any 10's of millions Linux window managers*

  • Any Bag
    Any Bag 10 дней назад +1

    You dont know hell until you tried Windows Millinium
    The very short lived forgoten Windows Operating system

  • Abyssionknight
    Abyssionknight 10 дней назад

    I remember owning Vista and always found the hate for it a little confusing, since I never had any issues with it. It didn't crash for me, and as long as young me could play his video games, I was happy.

  • Thomas Allen
    Thomas Allen 10 дней назад

    Vista worked just fine for me when I used it, now ME was just a disaster on every pc I used that had it.

  • Sleepy Akeno
    Sleepy Akeno 10 дней назад

    Hah I still am using windows Vista approx 9 years old desktop. Lots of rage knockings, frustrations, lags, blue screens

  • Rodolfo O'Farrill
    Rodolfo O'Farrill 10 дней назад

    I am still using Vista and better than 7 which suck .

  • Shmuel A.
    Shmuel A. 10 дней назад

    I love Windows Vista, and I don't care about the updates

  • sueta_2016
    sueta_2016 10 дней назад

    I just hate Vista because when I run BonziBuddy, the voice for some reason takes from the narrator, making my best friend, gay!

  • DerpEye
    DerpEye 10 дней назад

    I actually had Vista 64bit, and it was perfect. Upgraded straight to windows 7 in 2010. Oh yeah, and i installed it on a modern pc.

  • Monkee Nez
    Monkee Nez 10 дней назад

    I actually liked windows Vista, especially more than windows 8 or 10 😶 Windows 7 misses some features I liked. XP is still my favorite 😆

    • Count Zero
      Count Zero 3 дня назад

      Yeah I'd have to agree. While Windows 7 is pretty good (and IMO the last version of Windows that was truly usable in a professional -technical environment), XP still has the best combination of usability and functionality and overall, has by FAR the best user experience of ANY version of Windows (though I will admit to hating it when it first came out, mainly as there were hardly any computers out in the wild that could run it properly at the time)

  • Steve Morris
    Steve Morris 10 дней назад

    It was in the.beginning, Linus. I spent a week trying to get a Lexmark All-in-one to work. Was on the phone with Dell, Lexmark and Microsoft. Yes, I did eventually get it to work.

  • Ryan
    Ryan 11 дней назад

    I remember Vista being a nightmare for gaming. The first thing you had to do every time you installed a game more than a few years old was get on Google to figure out how the fuck to get it to run. 7 and 10 ran way better for me.

  • Junda Chen
    Junda Chen 11 дней назад

    I heard that Vista was trying to do something fundamentally revolutionary with the filesystem that didn't work and essentially Vista got thrown together relatively last-minute.

  • IQuinho Kaique
    IQuinho Kaique 11 дней назад

    me using vista in 2019 woww

  • James Johnson
    James Johnson 11 дней назад

    and oh yeah my other pc is xp my god im stuck in the land before time..

  • James Johnson
    James Johnson 11 дней назад

    im stuck w vista on a older pc wont let me get 7 dont want 10 cause it wont run it so back to vista

  • Jimmy Soto
    Jimmy Soto 11 дней назад

    At 3:40 the video was stopping every 2 seconds on my phone, and i thought i was like that in the video at first