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Monday, March 10, 2008

Vista at MIX08

At nearly every session, Windows Vista froze briefly and flickered several times in a way that interrupted the session presentations significantly. It was obvious that the presenters were afraid the machine had just crashed, though the desktop eventually returned. Usually, this was at a time when the input to the projector was changed, and I'm guessing that changed the video subsystem enough to cause Vista Content Protection to restart the video subsystem.

This seems to confirm: Peter Gutmann was right.

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