Microsoft has responded to the discovery of Network Slowdown in Vista while playing music.
“Please note that some of what we are seeing is expected behavior, and some of it is not. In certain circumstances Windows Vista will trade off network performance in order to improve multimedia playback. This is by design.”
Apparently they believe an almost 90% drop in networking performance is ‘slight,’ only affects reception of data, and that this performance trade-off is necessary to simply play an MP3.”
I feel better now. Don’t you? Read more. [via Slashdot]