No operating system Microsoft will ever put out will be more of a "market success" then Windows 95 was. Windows 95 made the Windows monopoly. All Windows 7 could possibly do is "maintain" the status quo.jamie said:i just look at a very simple equation:Bass said:*snip*
windows 7 should take after:
1. the most successful and widely used OS in history
2. A market failure
it is indeed closer (blue is back - sort of) but 7 is still too vista-ish
*also dont forget for reference - the "Simple vs Easy" and the "UI downfall of MS" articles
But anyway I don't think Windows 7 will reverse the downward trend of Windows's dominance. I think in the future OEMs will have a much bigger part in the development of software, kind of like how it was before the Windows monopoly. Stuff like the HP Mini netbook and Dell netbooks are evidence of this.