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post #21 of 59
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Originally Posted by sexybastard;13497775 
what really pissed me off about vista was that I needed to deal with UAC just to access the freaking device manager.

What am I a child Microsoft?

It was things like that that I just didn't like. And yes I am aware you can disable UAC but still it shouldn't ask me for permission for such a common task.
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Originally Posted by sexybastard;13498063 
a kid can also click "yes" to the prompt so it was there for no reason at all except to piss me off lol
Dude your avatar suits the anger coming from your posts. lachen.gif
 
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post #22 of 59
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Originally Posted by ComradeNF View Post
It seems almost exactly the same as Windows 7 to me, except the taskbar is different. The majority of the OS runs the same. There are a couple of differences, but that is it.

What's with all the hate?
You are very, very incorrect. Windows 7 was completely recoded. Just because they look similar does not mean the guts inside it are the same. It was very processor and ram heavy and it took up more space. It was also less customizable and less "Operational". Besides you most likely have not ever had a corrupt installation of Vista. I have had two laptops with "Pre-Installed" vista that has been corrupted out the balls..
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The only thing I was I could do with Vista but can't is Snap.
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post #24 of 59
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
OEMs were selling Vista system with 1GB of RAM....

Intel forced MS to allow their IGP to pass requirements....
This

My buddy had a gateway lappy with a 1.6 celeron and 1g of ram, needless to say it ran like poo with vista on it.

Sure vista had some issues upon release but the majority of the bad rep it got was because of it being installed on machines that had no business running it.
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post #25 of 59
OP really needs to use his brains before he posts
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post #26 of 59
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Originally Posted by trulsrohk View Post
This

My buddy had a gateway lappy with a 1.6 celeron and 1g of ram, needless to say it ran like poo with vista on it.

Sure vista had some issues upon release but the majority of the bad rep it got was because of it being installed on machines that had no business running it.
I had a Pentium Dual Core T2370, IIRC, and once I put in another gig (for 2 gigs total) it ran pretty decently. I'd still have it today if it hadn't been for needing the money so I sold it. :\\
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post #27 of 59
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OP really needs to use his brains before he posts
I'm sure he did...


Anyway, I found vista ran well once I had played with the services and policy. It just needed tweaking.
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post #28 of 59
Vista with patches and UAC disabled was fine.


It's just a bunch of people who never used it complaining because everyone else says it's bad. I used it for nearly three years. Windows 7 is slightly snappier and has a slightly better default config and memory manager, and more annoying UI. Otherwise they're the same OS.



Want a bad OS? Try Windows ME. I used it for one year, and it gave me twenty times the frustration that Vista did in three.
post #29 of 59
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Vista with patches and UAC disabled was fine.


It's just a bunch of people who never used it complaining because everyone else says it's bad. I used it for nearly three years. Windows 7 is slightly snappier and has a slightly better default config and memory manager, and more annoying UI. Otherwise they're the same OS.



Want a bad OS? Try Windows ME. I used it for one year, and it gave me twenty times the frustration that Vista did in three.
well said
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post #30 of 59
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Vista with patches and UAC disabled was fine.


It's just a bunch of people who never used it complaining because everyone else says it's bad. I used it for nearly three years. Windows 7 is slightly snappier and has a slightly better default config and memory manager, and more annoying UI. Otherwise they're the same OS.



Want a bad OS? Try Windows ME. I used it for one year, and it gave me twenty times the frustration that Vista did in three.
Oh God not ME. Please for the love of God. The bastard child of 98 SE and pre-release XP.
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