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Proof That Windows “11” is a Hoax

Guest post by Ryan, reprinted with permission from the original

Windows “11” was supposedly a major new version with a refreshed and sleek design.



Except that, thanks to a bug, we can see that all of the old code from Windows 10’s Exploder Shell is embarrassingly still present.



Some people reported that the Windows 10 taskbar was showing up. Microsoft claims that they fixed the issue, which means it should be hidden with all the rest of the crap you aren’t supposed to see, as of Preview Build 22000.282.



Also landed is a “partial fix” for Windows “11” completely screwing up task scheduling worse than it ever was on Windows 10, on AMD Ryzen platforms.



Microsoft claims that it fixed the cache latency problems, but that the operating system is still prone to scheduling tasks to happen on a core that’s too slow to run them well.



Windows Vista had similar task scheduling problems with AMD’s Phenom series, where it would sometimes schedule a task to run on a core that running at the lowest clock speed.



Windows is a disaster, and the fact that they’re advising people to revert to Windows 10 until the “end of November” if they’re affected by things like this, or a File Explorer bug that makes that unusable due to being slow, or any number of other things that will be “fixed any time now” (except it’s Windows, so it’ll always be rotten trash) really says it all.



Remember Vista? “The Wow starts Now!”.



Well, not now. End of November, latest. 😉 I’m sure Windows “11” will work great at the end of November.



After all, Microsoft had six years with Windows 10 to screw around and break people’s computers with crap updates every single month, and we all know that worked so well at the end because now it’s “11” and we’ve got all this stuff playing out.



But Windows is losing market share rapidly as people give up on it and move to all sorts of other things.



They try to downplay the disaster that’s unfolding on them when they now have close to zero presence in high performance computing, dwindling Web server share, and the consumers are fleeing to anything that doesn’t crash and burn all the time, including Chromebooks, Macs, tablets, GNU/Linux distributions, and phones.



It certainly didn’t help them at all that they had that idiot Monkey Man, Steve Ballmer, at the helm, completely dismissing new markets that Microsoft entered too late and then died in.



The company has had no vision an no coherent strategy in software for years except that they want to pack it full of spyware, ads, and Hollywood DRM while it crashes on you and can’t even figure out which AMD core to schedule a program on, and now they’re basically a big patent troll that’s ruining Samsung and making Samsung phones unbearable shit.



No sane person would use or stick around for more of this. The only people defending Microsoft need it so they can draw a paycheck as a shill or fixing it when it breaks down due to some oddball knowledge of when it fails like this do that, when the customer has a virus, boot it from a (Linux) live USB with an antivirus program and remove it that way, etc.



Bonus: Then they released videos like this back in the day. Although it turned out that Uncle Bill really was slinking away from his desk after about an hour each day, it was to go cheat on his wife and to fly on Jeff Epstein’s plane even though Uncle Bill had like nine planes that he had maintained meticulously, and bags with blood of his type onboard, like some kind of Mexican drug cartel boss.



Good times!

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