Apparently you DON"T understand a thing.
You state 'everybody RIGHTLY criticizes' Microsoft. What is right about it.
You state Linux is obviously better. How is it better?
You are posting nothing but emotional gibberish.
"Bluuuue Rajah" <Bluuuuue@Rajah.> wrote in message
> Everybody rightly criticizes Micro$tiff for selling a crappy OS, and
> Linux is obviuosly better, if you have the time and the expertise to use
> in it, but until this week I didn't understand exaclty why Windows is
> such a POS.
> When I had to uninstall the Google toolbar because Google installed an
> update tht I didn't ask for, which overrode IE5's ctrl-f command, the
> reason beame clear. Windows' install/uninstall method causes bugs to
> accumulate, if programs are not ununstalled in precise the reverse order
> of which they were installed.
> The problem is that terrible method of saving old copies of system
> files, like .ini files, as backups, to be restored when software is
> uninstalled. So the more apps you uninstall, out of order, the buggier
> your system becomes, until you finally have to reinstall the OS.
> Linux apparently doesn't have anything resembling this problem, which
> makes me wonder, how did the Linux designers (Torvald?) handle this
> problem, and can we learn anything from their solution to help minimize
> the problem with Windows?
> Your thoughts?