From among the many participants, the Panel of Judges comprising of, Steve Sinchak MVP of TweakVista.com , John Barnett MVP of VistaSupport.mvps.org , Steven Bink of Bink.nu , Kerry Brown MVP of VistaHelp.ca , Aryeh Goretsky MVP of Lockergnome.com , James Stables of WindowsVistaMagazine.com , Emil Protalinski of Arstechnica.com , Barney Tormey of Neowin.net and myselfhave decided to shortlist the following as the Top 10 Windows Vista Website’s and put them up for poll. The sites have been listed below, in the order of the dates, on which they submitted their entries:
02. Vista Revisited : vistarevisited.com
03. Windows Vista Update : windows-vista-update.com
04. Windows Vista For Beginners : vista4beginners.com
05. Tweaking With Vishal : askvg.com
06. MaximumPCGuides : maximumpcguides.com
07. Windows Vista Forums : thevistaforums.com
08. The Road To Know Where : bhandler.spaces.live.com
09. Windows Vista Weblog : windowsvistaweblog.com
10. Vista & XP Media Center Support Community : xpmediacentre.com.au
Please do visit these fine Vista sites, & then cast your vote for and canvas for your favorite Vista Site, so that it can move on to the final round. The criteria in short was and should be : Does the website have substantial original quality content of interest & use to a Windows Vista user ?
These 10 websites/blogs will be put up for vote for 10 days, from 01st to 11th Sept 2008, 12:30:00 PM GMT. (That is, around 10.30.00 PM AEST, 6:00:00 PM IST, 5:30:00 AM PST). The top 5 vote getters will again be judged de nova. The winner and 2 runner ups, will then be selected and announced from amongst these top 5 websites. The individual votes of each will then have no reflection on the final rankings. The announcement will be made by around 15th Sept 2008.