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post #11 of 28
u cant run any mounting programs in windows vista b/c they blocked the drivers needed for the virtual drives. i believe it states when your installing either alcohol or damon tools that its blocked due to program compatibility issues. there is how ever one program whihc works with the vista 32bit version, that is poweriso. it even states on there website that its supported in windows vista b/c it doesnt require drivers for the virtual drives

P.S. i believe that they will lift this block when vista RTM's, sence i'm guessing they have had time ot make them compatible
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post #12 of 28
I still think Vista is just a marketing scheme. It's advertised as Win XP with a few "bigger and better" changes - "all for the great price of only...." Why bother...XP works just fine.
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post #13 of 28
When i had vista i really didn't see that many improvments i thought it was just a giant skin on the OS. Also if u guys didn't know in RC-1 there was like some compatability wizard that let u run xp programs or something like that. I was able to run certain programs in RC-1 that won't run in RC-2. Although i forgot what they where i think it was spyware doctor.
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post #14 of 28
Sigh anyone who says Vista is just a flashier XP has hardly used the OS and barely knows what it can do.
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post #15 of 28
I got to use it for a week.Really,take away the few things that make it look better, and its XP.
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post #16 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shawn156 View Post
I got to use it for a week.Really,take away the few things that make it look better, and its XP.
This is the second time I've seen you make such an ignorant statement on Vista. Honestly what did you do with Vista? Surf the web and play Solitaire??
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post #17 of 28
No I done a few things actually.
Vista didn't even support my sound card.Its an Audigy 2.
When I built this new computer I am using,I couldn't even install Vista,it gave me the BSOD.
Do you really think I want the BSOD?To me Vista is to hyped and nothing but Junk.How long will it take for people to start making virus' for it?So much for the high security thing.
I wouldn't waste my money on it.I'd buy another piece of hardware.
Another thing I hated was how it was just a resources hog.And then there will be PC manufactuers sending out computers with 256MB and expecting it to run Vista.I'll be busy adding Ram to computers for a few months I guess.
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post #18 of 28
i dont know why everyone hates it so bad...

i didnt knotice any perfomance loss. and the only problem with instability was with ata drivers trying to use my 27 inch tv for my mointor other than that its great! and i love the visual parts of vista! absolutly love them!
    
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post #19 of 28
Quote:
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i dont know why everyone hates it so bad...

i didnt knotice any perfomance loss. and the only problem with instability was with ata drivers trying to use my 27 inch tv for my mointor other than that its great! and i love the visual parts of vista! absolutly love them!
"Good, bad, who's got the gun?"
-Army of Darkness

Look, the point is moot. Vista is Windows V9.0 (Windows 3.1, 95, 98, ME, 2000, XP). You WILL use it...like it or not. Such is life with M$.
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post #20 of 28
I noticed a performance drop.I had Vista Ultimate installed and let me tell you it killed everything.I won't be upgrading to it any time soon but for those who do,good luck with it.I skipped Windows ME and I sure as hell will be skipping Vista.
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