I completely agree. Apple certainly is not adding more devices because Samsung just did the same. That could never be the cause, it has to be they are throwing a fit.
That would be my only option. Can't stand the smell of alcohol of any kind so I won't drink it.
I have to say that I have had the opposite experience with the RC. I think my system is at least as fast as a fresh XP install, and my hardware is not new at all. I never tried Vista on this machine, but the overall interface change was not worth the hassles for Vista, for 7 I think the new launch bar alone is worth it.
Here in New Hampshire I had snow on my roof from the second storm right up through the middle of April. So November to April. It all depends on the insulation and air circulation in the attic. Poor air circulation in the winter leads to melted snow, and also means that you are most likely wasting a ton of energy heating the space above your house. I think at 64 we had the heat on a total of 4 hours a day the other hours it was 65+ with sub freezing temps outside and single pane windows.