Originally Posted by Sean_W
People didn't like XP and Vista for different reasons, XP was a security nightmare from the start, Vista had performance issues from the start and still has. I still dont like XP for the same reasons, the UI is Ugly, the theme is like a plastic kids toy.
First thing any sane person will do after an XP install is switch to the classic theme (i.e. Win2000 look) and apply all the security updates.