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Why do people hate Microsoft & Windows?

By on Apr 3, 2008 in Wisdom | 3 comments

I’ve noticed this at lot of places: Blogs, User comments, Canteen Conversations, Meetings etc. People love to hate Microsoft & its operating system – Windows. You’ll hear this a lot if you are surrounded by abunch of IT engineers – “Windows is not stable”. So, once upon a time, I had asked this simple question to one of them “Can you tell me why its not stable?”.  The answer that I got wasn’t convincing. The IT guy had replied “It crashes so many times”. I’ve used Windows 98, XP & now I’ve Vista Business. None of them ever crashed. No, I’m not an ‘average’ user. I’ve ‘played’ with the system and it worked well. Another thing you’re likely to hear when surrounded by bunch of software engineers is – “Windows does not give you complete control over...