Sorry meant to add I am now using 7 which is not all that old. * is not the kind of thing I want to use. Sorry if that offends some one. I also do not drive (or pay for) a 2015 car. Actually I drive a 1997 and can still get all the parts I need so let's not use the car analogy please.
I can not imagine anyone being serious saying Vista was better than XP. Newer is NOT better. I am new to 7 and like it. Vista sucked and cost MS a lot of customers so the put out a grown up version of XP and called it 7. How long was Vista out? less than two years. How long did XP work?
To be honest it seems most computer stuff is updated to justify the jobs of the and sales of the people selling it. I am one of the very few people I know that has been using Opera for going on 10 years and have told all the folks I deal with on forums (many thousands) how great it is. I am not as comfortable saying that now as I was 5 years ago. I LIKE Opera a lot. I do not like the newer versions.
Another example of this is I use PhotoBucket a lot because I post many pictures on the Forums. Thousands of people trust me and the way I explain things with photographs. EVERY single time PB has been "
improved" it has gotten harder to use but that have to "improve" it to keep selling it to their advertisers not to make the users happy because most are not.
So, for me, the newer is better thing may not always seem correct. It is like taking a great little car like the Honda Civic and keep "improving" it until it is crammed full of digital goo gaws the original market for the car can not afford it anymore.
Sorry for the rant but to tell me I am am dumb to like a very useful feature is kinda harsh.