One of the most powerful uses of the Internet is that it allows a lot of people to weigh in on important topics and it provides food for thought in terms of making decisions around such discussions. The downside, of course, is that if you ask 10 different people the same question, you may get 12 different answers.

Case in point: I recently posted a response on a LinkedIn discussion chain that asked, “Which Version of Windows are You Running – XP, Vista or Windows 7 – and Why?” Most of the people being asked seem to have at least some connection to IT, so you would think there would be some homogeneity of responses. You would be thinking wrong, however.

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