Originally Posted by bigredmechanism
I had bought a laptop in ~2007 with Vista pre-installed. I don't know if it was pride or what, but I insisted that Vista was a decent OS. Bought a tower desktop with Windows 7 in 2010, and the comparison is not even close.
Although to be fair, there is some speculation that Vista would have been much better had people had stronger machines than what was average at the time.
I still have one that I let my 4 and 5 year old use. I feel awful, just about that.