Back before Vista was even released, we were confused as to what the “Vista Ready” or “Vista Capable” stickers on certain displays were all about. As it turns out, even MS execs are hard strung to come up with an explanation.
A current lawsuit against the company focuses on the “Vista Capable” branding as being confusing to PC buyers, and even Mark Croft, Microsoft’s director of marketing, displayed a certain amount of confusion and even sympathy for the plaintiff about the mis-branding. Microsoft better get their shit straight or they might have a serious problem on their hands. — Andrew Dobrow