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Leopard vs Vista: operating systems compared

In pictures: Mac OS X 10.5 vs Windows Vista

Whenever Apple rolls out a new release of its Mac OS X operating system, it always seems to cram in a few useful applications and interface features that eventually force their way into Windows. Now Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard is here, let's look through its key features and see how Windows Vista measures up.

No more Network Neighborhood

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The folksy name vanished in Vista's revised approach to exploring shared folders on your network, but networked PCs occupy a similar location on the sidebar of Windows Explorer. Typically, a Vista machine takes a while to search the network for nearby PCs.


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