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How does Vista install (Full version, not the upgrade)? Is it the same as WinXP?(All off the CD's) Or does it require you to download a lot?

I’m still on dialup because cant get anything else here right now, so if Vista requires I download a bunch of crap I wont be getting it.
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How does Vista install (Full version, not the upgrade)? Is it the same as WinXP?(All off the CD's) Or does it require you to download a lot?

I’m still on dialup because cant get anything else here right now, so if Vista requires I download a bunch of crap I wont be getting it.
Nope, it just installs from the DVD. Its really simple, too, much simpler then the XP installation program.
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Vista installs basically the same way as XP. No downloading required.
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Was looking here http://www.microsoft.com/windowsvist...y/capable.mspx

Says it needs Internet access capability, that just for activating?
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It gives a few days. *thinking six, but, don't remember)
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eww dialup..no downloads needed other than updates.

(vomits in disgust*)
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the only thing i find is it takes a while..... like starting up and shutting down in vista also :S
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I installed RC2 today and it took around 20mins to setup and install main files, and 2hours of playing about in the OS
    
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