Originally Posted by bob saget
Yes, yes it is. Vista was buggy as hell and still is.
Yes, every enthusiast on this forum can and does get it to work well but point is - the common people using PC's don't. They can barely turn on the computer let alone ATTEMPT anything we discuss on this forum.
Point is - for the average user, it was a pain in the ass. W7 completely re-defines Vista and while it isn't a "new" O/S, it brings a lot to the table, including an easier experience for the end user.
Go with W7. Anyone who wouldn't install it over Vista, well, have fun with Vista. The failed O/S.