I intend this to be more of a discussion than a question, but here are the details:
Throughout the Redmond and I.T. world, many users are concerned about corporate rollouts of softwares, specifically operating systems. Many companies tested Vista, found problems, and stuck with XP. My organization also bypassed Vista and we are now looking at Windows 7 for all future operating system upgrades.
With that in mind, many users and companies, I imagine, will still prefer XP because of their familiarity with it, and the fact that it will be supported until 2014. Despite this, there is also a buzz in the community about problems with installing XP and Windows 7 for a dual/multi boot. On a side note, despite what many guides say online, you do not need a BCD manager to get your system to dual boot XP and Windows 7 (simply install another harddrive and configure as unpartitioned space and put Windows 7 on, or unpartition a minimum of 16GB on your current drive, and then install 7).
Getting back to the point/question:
Do you think Windows 7 is prepared for the steady run that XP gave the community and have you started testing 7 in your corporate environments?
July 9, 2009 7:32 PM
July 14, 2009 1:26 PM