Category Archives: Windows Wish List

Windows Wish List, Part 5

19. Provide an option in Windows Explorer to NOT auto-sort new files In Windows XP, if you sorted files in a folder by name, and then you performed a task (such as unzipping a .ZIP file in that folder) that … Continue reading

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Windows Wish List, Part 4

13. Fix various window positioning and multi-monitor quirks When the taskbar is positioned at the top of the screen, any windows that try to position themselves at coordinate (0,0) get their title and menu bars hidden behind the taskbar.  And … Continue reading

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Windows Wish List, Part 3

10. Windows should automatically identify failing hardware and tell me what needs to be replaced. Today, when your RAM starts failing, your applications just start randomly crashing or going berzerk, or Windows starts randomly locking up, rebooting itself, or blue-screening.  It’s up … Continue reading

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Windows Wish List, Part 2

More things I wish Microsoft would do for the next version of Windows:   8. Make the UI properly responsive Windows should visually respond to every user action in a near-immediate manner.  Today it doesn’t do that.  Examples:   User clicks "start" … Continue reading

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Windows Wish List, Part 1

In the spirit of the Xmas holidays, here are some improvements Microsoft should make to its next version of Windows to contribute to a more peaceful Earth.   1. Let me move an installation of Windows to completely different hardware, … Continue reading

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