Follow Slashdot blog updates by subscribing to our blog RSS feed

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
DEAL: For $25 - Add A Second Phone Number To Your Smartphone for life! Use promo code SLASHDOT25. Also, Slashdot's Facebook page has a chat bot now. Message it for stories and more. Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! ×
Windows

Submission + - Windows 7 Office slowdown - here's why (pcpro.co.uk)

Barence writes: "A few days ago this blogger ran benchmark tests on the Windows 7 Release Candidate and compared the results to Vista, only to find that an Office test was running an incredible 70% slower in the new OS. No other benchmarks showed the same slowdown, so something about the way Windows 7 handles Microsoft's own Office suite was causing this discrepancy. Now he has the answer, and it's all to do with the Windows Display Driver Model 1.1. And ironically, fixing the problem involves going back to Vista drivers."

Slashdot Top Deals

Reality must take precedence over public relations, for Mother Nature cannot be fooled. -- R.P. Feynman

Working...