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Originally Posted by The Pook
It sees you have XP, deletes it, installs Vista.

Non-upgrade version checks to make sure you rig is up to spec, then installs.

Not much to not get.
It can be even easier than that. All you need is the cd. If you dont have an operating system like xp installed but you have the disk, during instalation of the new operating system it will ask for the old disk to make sure you have it.
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I think it just asks for an XP CD during the install, otherwise, it functions as a normal Windows disc.
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awesome. okay that's what I hoped and thought, thx a lot men. My only worry now is that I'm running a wireless at home and I have a PCI Wireless Adaptater and I'm not sure if there will be any drivers supporting it on Vista. And that means if there aren't, no internet on this comp.
    
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*edit*

Beaten to it.

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Haha, 3 of the same answer all within 1 minute
Smart minds think alike
post #16 of 24
I think it's also the same. The difference would be you need a previous version but if that exist, you can continue on to reformat. [Not sure..I always bought the full versions myself]
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You guys gonna buy it as soon it hits the shelves?
    
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post #18 of 24
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Originally Posted by Emmanuel
You guys gonna buy it as soon it hits the shelves?
No, im going to use RC1 until it expires. By that time hopefully most of the obvious bugs will be worked out and then I will consider purchasing Vista. Im happy with XP.
post #19 of 24
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RC1 running good as primary OS?
    
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post #20 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by Emmanuel
RC1 running good as primary OS?
Im running it as a secondary OS, only use it when im doing stuff like surfing the web, and stuff. I really like the new UI. WinXP is still my primary OS.
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