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Keeping an open mind

🕝︎ - 2009-01-18

Installing:

Windows 7 beta Ubuntu 8.10
Time elapsed0:320:18
Reboots21
Partition whole disk automatically (must delete existing partitions manually) (available choice)
Email program, IM program, Word processor, Spreadsheet, Presentation program, Photo editor, Photo manager included (none) (all)
Live-cd option
Install on USB-stick option
Automatic updatesMade booting fail, required hard reset and 3 iterations of "Startup repair"-
Install not via live-cd (failed with black screen)

Looks like Windows 7 beta has some way to go still to be considered a contender in the "Install and it just works™" segment.

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