debro you’re courting a slagging, saying vista is broken, many are happy with it but only god knows why!
I have a lap top with it installed, it’s ok but not a patch yet on my XP installation, perhaps when the next version of windows comes out it may be performing better after who knows how many service packs.
M$ will never produce what we want, a lean fast OS in which we can run non M$ programs easily. This is because they would lose control over the market and not be able to charge us through the nose for their software. That is their business model that has made Bill a billionaire.