Was Windows Vista THAT bad?

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  • EastSideGameGuy
    EastSideGameGuy 12 hours ago

    I genuinely loved vista and never encountered any problems

  • El-ahrairah
    El-ahrairah 14 hours ago

    After all the updates and fixes.... no, it was not bad. It was actually pretty good.

  • Michael Pileggi
    Michael Pileggi 15 hours ago

    Spoiler alert


  • Lawliet
    Lawliet 19 hours ago

    I really liked the design of Windows Vista. Everything else was terrible

  • Krzysztof Sierociński
    Krzysztof Sierociński 20 hours ago

    Daaamn! Dat intro!

  • nikolygtx
    nikolygtx 23 hours ago

    I had so much problems with windows 8 and 10, but with vista never, only thing was i had 2 gb of ram so was little slow but after upgrading to 4gb everything was ok, i was using vista over windows 7, quality was better, better Aero, themes, sound theme, better music player ,also better sound quality didn't know why tho...only reason i was using 7 was SSD, and reason now i use windows 10 its fps boost in games i play...

  • pinoy skeptic
    pinoy skeptic Day ago

    What about windows ME?

  • Pedro Saldanha
    Pedro Saldanha Day ago +1

    Windows Vista will live in my heart for the rest of my life

  • Heath's Music
    Heath's Music Day ago

    Had zero issues with vista i felt at home with it and the UI looked great especially for the time. Windows 8 however destroyed part of my soul.

  • Zachary zver
    Zachary zver Day ago

    i got windows vista back along time and i loved it

  • DawgTawkWellington (DTW)

    "Was Windows Vista THAT bad?"
    No, it wasn't THAT bad, because actually, it was EVEN worse!

  • bhootpurv manusya

    i couldnt run call of juarez on 945gcnl on xp but with vista i could. which is why i used dual boot. those were the days.
    apprently vista enabled agp accelarator in dxdiag. in xp it was disabled.

  • Def
    Def Day ago

    Was Windows Vista that bad? Yes, definitfly!

  • Scott Johnson
    Scott Johnson 2 days ago

    I have 6 different Dell Version Vista discs. It worked well on the 3g ram or higher computers.. I use Windows 10 at times, but I'm a Linux hard core user now. But I have 21 working laptops, so I can use any system when I want to. But I do have an IBM 600E with Me, that I use when I want to curse very loudly!!

  • Ugandan Knuckles
    Ugandan Knuckles 2 days ago

    I personally enjoyed Vista. I never had a problem with it. Never understood why everyone else was having problems with it too.
    Windows 7 so far is just peachy.

  • LeopardGaming 07
    LeopardGaming 07 2 days ago

    XP: I have good sounds.
    98: ok that's good.
    2000: me and I have a good startup.
    95: love me, windows XP!
    Me: you are beautiful, XP!
    XP: thank you!
    Nt: you are the eye of the tiger.
    Vista: *rips background* ARE YOU SURE ABOUT THAT?
    XP: *gasp*
    Vista: *rips the rest of the background*

  • Tom Peck
    Tom Peck 2 days ago +1

    I disagree about Windows 7. I still believe XP was superior than anything that came after it; I just think it should have had a perpetual update like Windows 10.

  • Tom Peck
    Tom Peck 2 days ago

    XP had too many hardcore fans, and Linux hadn't really taken off yet, so people felt like they were stuck with something they couldn't understand; this is my impression of why it was so hated at the time.

  • jiniribb
    jiniribb 2 days ago

    3:33 shit hit the fan I LMAO'D

  • clemlenain
    clemlenain 2 days ago +1

    What is it that Linus reaches in his right pocket many times ? It triggers me.

  • Nicholas Perrin
    Nicholas Perrin 2 days ago

    I had no issues on my machine with Vista. However, as someone who's every last family member and friend calls to fix or upgrade their PC's, Vista made me want to tear my damned hair out by the roots. Windows 7 was a little better. More efficient and such. 8 drove me batshit insane and so far is my least favorite, besides the one that shall not be named *cough-ME-cough*. I was the most leary about 10 and waited until last minute to take the free upgrade from 8 due to the lack of confidence 8 had given me. Wish I had jumped over the second the free upgrade was available.

  • muckymcfly
    muckymcfly 2 days ago

    I had Vista Ultimate, zero problems though the animated backgrounds were a system hog.

  • Hobo Aquatics
    Hobo Aquatics 2 days ago

    Windows Me says hi.

  • coin bruh420
    coin bruh420 2 days ago

    Me watching this as im installing vista on an old xp laptop for shits and giggles and the fact that i actually skipped vista and never tried it. 😆😆

  • Digg W
    Digg W 3 days ago

    стал использовать пред релиз висты, не зашёл, всё вроде как бы работало, но какие то проблемы и возврат к xp потом как то семёрка была, но тоже проблемы и в итоге обновилась до десятки в апреле 2015 .. так что кто орёт про семёрку, просто не видит снизу трусы висты и терпит лаги и проблемы с памятью

  • TrainRanger99/ Its_Quartz

    was that a pop tart in the computer at the start of the video?

  • opsimathics
    opsimathics 3 days ago

    now defend windows 8 please

  • Conner Manning
    Conner Manning 3 days ago

    Yes, yes it was

  • Ossian Haufe
    Ossian Haufe 3 days ago

    The first edition Win 1 was also very nice

  • José Abraham
    José Abraham 3 days ago

    You should make a video of Windows Millenium

  • Phil Shary
    Phil Shary 4 days ago +2

    Aero UI is definitely better than minimalist Win10 crap

  • Kuerb1
    Kuerb1 4 days ago +1

    Windows Vista: I'm the worst os ever!
    Windows 10: Am i a joke to you?

    • Chakuh
      Chakuh 2 days ago

      men u so funni

  • Vortex1988
    Vortex1988 4 days ago

    I remember hearing about all the driver issues with Windows Vista, which is why I picked up Windows XP Service Pack 3 when I put my first build together in 2008. Eventually, it became necessary to upgrade to Vista in order to get the latest direct x working and get more than 4gb of ram recognized. Reluctantly I upgraded, but after turning off UAC, Vista really won me over. The UI was pretty slick and shiny, and all my peripherals worked fine. The only difference I noticed was that it was using about 25% more RAM, but I had 8GB which was more than adequate at the time. I actually really enjoyed Vista while I had it and only upgraded to Windows 7 when I found it necessary. Windows 7 was great, but I always thought the UI was pretty lame compared to Vista. Had I been an early adopter of Vista though, I imagine my opinion of it would be a bit harsher though.

  • Joshua Fox
    Joshua Fox 4 days ago

    The memories😭😭😭 Playing at my puzzle game at my (now dead😭😭😭) grandmas house

  • PinkFloydFreak55
    PinkFloydFreak55 4 days ago

    The entire tech community called it VISTAIDS for a reason. Wasn't all that bad though, XP and 7 were just that damn good. Most people didn't meet the RAM requirements too.

  • PinkFloydFreak55
    PinkFloydFreak55 4 days ago

    Spoiler alert- YES

  • Yuga Parsadaan
    Yuga Parsadaan 4 days ago

    too many unnecessary things in vista

  • Tony Gilbert
    Tony Gilbert 5 days ago

    Linus your great!

  • Schadom
    Schadom 5 days ago

    Every Windows Version after 7 is bs.

  • 1lazy pen
    1lazy pen 5 days ago

    Awesome intro

  • MaTTph
    MaTTph 5 days ago

    My grandfather used Vista up until a while ago, when he changed the hard disk. He hasn't had any problems for around 10-11 years.

  • Hard RIght
    Hard RIght 6 days ago

    95, 99, XP, window 7. Best operating system.

  • Dark033Production
    Dark033Production 6 days ago

    I couldn’t play gta san andreas on vista -.- or windows 7

  • Eric
    Eric 6 days ago

    If you waited a year after Vista's release and had enough power under the hood it wasn't that bad. I loved Windows 8 (not 8.1) after a clean install and classic shell running.

  • Samol Duong
    Samol Duong 6 days ago

    The problem was computer manufacturers made shit computers with shit specs and loaded it with Vista. But at the time, slow as it was, I saw it's potential. Way ahead of Windows XP.

  • DEVUNK88
    DEVUNK88 7 days ago

    I use Classic shell to give me a classic start menu cause I hate the tiles

  • DEVUNK88
    DEVUNK88 7 days ago

    I still run 7 on both my laptops

  • DEVUNK88
    DEVUNK88 7 days ago

    windows XP is the best Windows... before 7

  • DEVUNK88
    DEVUNK88 7 days ago

    Vista missed me, I skipped ahead to windows 7 without getting caught up in vista drama.

  • XeonProductions
    XeonProductions 7 days ago

    I ran Vista SP2 for a number of years; as long as you had at least 6 GB of RAM it ran just fine.

  • Missile Man
    Missile Man 7 days ago

    Vista was OK...but Millenium was a big mistake......

  • Extundo
    Extundo 7 days ago

    My Grandma had a high end vista PC at the time, she didn't seem to have any issues on it.

  • Sakkoliha
    Sakkoliha 8 days ago

    Vista? Creation of Millenium Edition was direct violation of Geneva convention

  • Mahesh Walatara
    Mahesh Walatara 8 days ago

    The Vista Tab switcher was Epic.

  • David Rodríguez
    David Rodríguez 8 days ago

    Go to 0:38 if u need a Windows 98 key

  • Secretly a celebrity

    but nobody had duo cores or ram.

  • Joe Shmo
    Joe Shmo 8 days ago

    lol i had to use a vista machine until 2015 (after windows 10 released) it was BAD

    CAT DEL NORRIS 8 days ago

    eh vista was alright i remember getting a cheap laptop with vista when 7 was already out it wasnt a very good laptop but it worked

  • smileprtman ssert
    smileprtman ssert 8 days ago

    linux is a free alternative to windows that can benefit you greately. no one uses windows in 2018.

    • RamenKamui
      RamenKamui 5 days ago

      Its 2019 and u posted this comment 3 days ago

  • Armeet Jatyani
    Armeet Jatyani 8 days ago +1

    Best intro I’ve ever seen