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Poll Results: Which OS will you be using next year?

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 35% of voters (42)
    Windows XP
  • 3% of voters (4)
    Vista Home Basic
  • 7% of voters (9)
    Vista Home Premium
  • 1% of voters (2)
    Vista Business Edition
  • 2% of voters (3)
    Vista Enterprise Edition
  • 27% of voters (33)
    Vista Ultimate
  • 17% of voters (21)
    Linux (any)
  • 5% of voters (6)
    Mac OSX
120 Total Votes  
post #21 of 46
I will most likely put Vista on one of my rigs, just not sure which one yet. Xp will remain on the other.

I'm kinda ambivalent about Vista... Do you guys think that there will be a "cooling off" period where the major bugs will be worked out? If so, how long do you think that time span will be?
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post #22 of 46
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Well! It seems that about 9 people are paying $400 for Vista Ultimate...loaded no doubt .
post #23 of 46
Quote:
Originally Posted by Chosen
Windows server 2003 enterprise edition
Me too.
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post #24 of 46
XP, until they stop updates for it, yes years!
    
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post #25 of 46
Same as now
post #26 of 46
Quote:
Originally Posted by Penicilyn
I'll get Vista Ultimate for $9 from my college as I'm in Computer Programming.

....woot!
Whoa, how can you get it for $9, can you get me a copy? I'll pay $20!?
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post #27 of 46
WELL, Next year I will be on this rig. No vista- Linux and XP. In 2 years I will build myself my dram rig before going to college- Linux based with XP dual boot. However, vista will probably be required for some software.. So I would hope to get it cheapo from College. Then I would have Linux, XP, and vista! lol..

(My rig WILL have at least 1 TB Data storage and a couple dedicated OS drives..)
post #28 of 46
Thread Starter 
More Xps than Vistas eh? I hope you don't need 2GB of RAM, otherwise its XP for me too. It can run on 256MB comfortably.
post #29 of 46
Quote:
Originally Posted by NrGx
More Xps than Vistas eh? I hope you don't need 2GB of RAM, otherwise its XP for me too. It can run on 256MB comfortably.
At the moment XP and vista are tied 23 for 23.
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post #30 of 46
My nLited copy of Server 2003 Enterprise will be my OS for the next several years.
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