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[27 Jan 2011 | 4 Comments | 12,524 views]
Linux and ‘Microsoft Trained Brain Syndrome’

What’s one of the obstacles preventing Microsoft Windows users to make the switch to Linux?
According to Erik Rasmussen — a member of the Milwaukee Linux Users Group and a former member of Microsoft’s Windows Vista Technical Adoption Program (TAP) for Rapid Deployment — said a major obstacle is something that he (and others) call Microsoft Trained Brain Syndrome. What is that condition? Simply put, people who suffer from it labor under the impression that certain tasks can only be accomplished with the tools that Microsoft provides.
“I wanted to completely jump …