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This is stupid, now all of us enthusiasts waiting for DX 10, well, I think it's not for now. And why couldn't Direct X10 be compatible with Windows XP, there are absolutly no reasons. They could rewrite the DLLs and all the rest with a patch in order to have Direct X 10.
The answer: $$$$$$They want us to buy Vista with our hard-earned cash$$$$$$$
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I wasn't planning on getting vista until it was proven anyway. Games will run on XP (for a while at least) and by the time I need to upgrade, all this dumb stuff will be fixed. If there are too many problems, gamers won't get vista so games will still work in XP.
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WELL ISN"T THAT JUST FANFREAKNTASTIC.............

I got a microsoft meeting to go to Jan. 16 2007 in Greenville SC ill print this out read it good and ask questions!
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Thread Starter 
Thank you for that.
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post #17 of 24
hmm, is all of this stuff true? so should we all just boycott vista? lol
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post #18 of 24
I'm thinking drivers will be more like....those unsigned drivers a lot of us use for cellphones and card readers and stuff.

So what they're saying is....

****TY ****TY ****TY third party support.
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post #19 of 24
I have been using the newest RTM build and I like it...

Does it have issues....Yes it does...

If if you remeber back to the days just before XP was released there was the same kind of critisism...

Yea things are different but for the general most of the stuff doesnt apply..

Yea vista is smarter than most of us believe.... even with the sound issue on this board (NF3) I couldnt install a different driver with out disabling things...

Just off the desktop as installed...I un-installed the Audio drive and nomatter how I tried it always installed the same driver back...even when I manually tried installing any other driver... I even tried a XP driver with setting compatability...

I would say to those of you who dont think you will like it...show your support by just not buying it...

There are alternatives that will play the latest games right...???
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Originally Posted by dr_bowtie View Post
I have been using the newest RTM build and I like it...

Does it have issues....Yes it does...

If if you remeber back to the days just before XP was released there was the same kind of critisism...

Yea things are different but for the general most of the stuff doesnt apply..

Yea vista is smarter than most of us believe.... even with the sound issue on this board (NF3) I couldnt install a different driver with out disabling things...

Just off the desktop as installed...I un-installed the Audio drive and nomatter how I tried it always installed the same driver back...even when I manually tried installing any other driver... I even tried a XP driver with setting compatability...

I would say to those of you who dont think you will like it...show your support by just not buying it...

There are alternatives that will play the latest games right...???
problems I have been having (on the RTM build of Vista Business) has all been driver related. Sound is fine.. everything seems fine, except my video, once i start a game, I get insane tearing and horrid rendering..

But I am sure that will get worked out. From what I have seen in regular windows tho.. I run officer slower than XP (Office 2007 Professional Plus 1/07 release not Beta).. and the Aero is practically useless other than as a novelty item.. i DO like the ALT+Tab interface tho, very big improvement.

other than that.. Vista is rather annoying to use, until you turn off all the protections and such to allow to to install stuff without 200 popups from the OS.

I will be on XP for quite awhile I think
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