Probably you usually work with Mac OS.
You will be surprise how much change the speed in windows after 2 or 3 months of PC used by normal users, for individual and little bussines (1 to 4 users each). They assume that the computer take more than 3 minutes starting. Or they don’t know, because they don’t stop ever the computer (hotels)
We have tried to teach them. But most clients are dangerous to do it, or they have no interest.
In the end, they think that the application is slow and it is not a hardware problem. Since other applications such as Firefox, LibreOfice, … they work well.
We develop standard vertical application. Of course, we recommend rules for the correct use and also backup and UPS, …
Just for they will not need to call us (which is a cost) and they don’t think our system is slow.
Despite our suggestions, they work without especial care. For example:
- Restarting the computer because a Energy cut.
- Restarting the computer without exiting applications.
- Restarting the computer without stoping system, …
So the disks get many little errors that Windows doesn’t fix without running the CHKDSK.
Example: I saw many times the 4D Client connecting to 4D Server takes more then 1 minute, reading resources, … , each time I connect to it. Even I haven’t change anything on server.
Then I run the CHKDSK and it takes 1 or 2 seconds without reading resources, … .
I supoosed that cache and others things written on disk has problem, …
So. My experience says that users don’t change the way they work. It could be fine if I can solve it by my own. Without having expectations irreales.
They will have good experiences with our progrmas and will recommend to others.