Thursday, May 15, 2008

Five Misunderstood Features in Windows Vista

vista logorz Check out this very useful document from Microsoft "Five Misunderstood Features in Windows Vista" which talks of their the Rationale of the features and How to Make these features Work for You. These features often cause confusion and slow Windows Vista adoption for many. Based on feedback from IT Pros, the features we are talking of are :

  • User Account Control
  • Image Management
  • Display Driver Model
  • Windows Search
  • 64 bit architecture

Yes indeed, features such as UAC has received a bad rap and is misunderstood, so this document provide their background and rationale and tells us how to deal with it. Its a very useful document clearing many myths about these features.

Its a 351KB pdf file. Now Its a 344 KB pdf file and also now available in xps format.

Download this document from here.  Check the new link below.

UPDATE (17MAY08) : The download link is not working as of now. Looking into it.

UPDATE (26MAY08) : Its again available now. Can be downloaded here.


Anonymous said...

The document has been removed from MSFT site. Maybe because of criticism including that at my blog (

vasudev said...

Thanks for pointing it out.