Windows 7 won back the loyalty of a Windows 95 fan

Jonathan Prentice, as a college student in the mid-1990s became a worldwide symbol of the excitement over Windows 95 as the first person in the world to buy the highly anticipated operating system. In other words, in terms of gauging consumer reaction to a product, Prentice is to Windows what Mikey was to Life cereal. Three years ago, […]

Jonathan Prentice, as a college student in the mid-1990s became a worldwide symbol of the excitement over Windows 95 as the first person in the world to buy the highly anticipated operating system. In other words, in terms of gauging consumer reaction to a product, Prentice is to Windows what Mikey was to Life cereal. Three years ago, it turned out that Prentice was significantly less than excited about Windows Vista. When it comes to Windows 7, however, he's back on the Microsoft bandwagon, and has been running test versions of Windows 7 for several months, and he likes it. Prentice, now 33, runs a technology consulting business with offices in Auckland and Wellington, described his response here.