The Inquirer-Home

The whole industry is disappointed with Windows Vista

Says Acer boss
Mon Jul 23 2007, 17:04
ACER PRESIDENT, Gianfranco Lanci has blasted Microsoft's Vista.

Lanci told the Financial Times Deutschland that the impact of a new Microsoft "operating system" has never been so weedy as with Vista.

"The whole industry is disappointed with Windows Vista," he said.

He said PC makers had been expecting the usual shot in the arm that a new Microsoft release brings, but it had not materialised.

Lanci said Acer, the world's fourth biggest PC maker, had in many cases been asked by customers to install XP instead of Vista.

He said he didn't think there was enough in Vista to tempt a punter to go out and buy a new PC. µ

L'INQ
FTD

See Also
Acer claims Microsoft Vista dents its forecasts
Asustek confirms distaste for Microsoft Vista
Punters stay away from Vista
Most companies aren't Vista ready
Windows Vista causes problems through industry says Tiscali
The problems with Vista laid bare
Microsoft Vista is slow to take off
[That's enough Vista links. Ed.]

 

Share this:

blog comments powered by Disqus
Advertisement
Subscribe to INQ newsletters

Sign up for INQbot – a weekly roundup of the best from the INQ

Advertisement
INQ Poll

Heartbleed bug discovered in OpenSSL

Have you reacted to Heartbleed?