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Lol, you're retarded and pop eyed if you think selling 40mil that fast is good. THERE ARE MORE PEOPLE USING PCS AND MORE PCS NOW THEN WHEN XP CAME OUT. So? your source is just good advertising. Nuff said, Nuff said.
    
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The Duke's pretty correct i'd bet. considering you'd be hard pressed to find XP on the shelves or offered by the big OEM's. i'm sure the #'s from them were added to the tally since some user somewhere is gonna end up buying it w/ their Best Buy HP system (complete with "expert" Geek Squad installation and 1-yr Best Buy warranty).

imho
it looks fancy; i used it at a friend's house the other day.
but so far i'm not sold on looks alone, still waiting on more driver support and a tangible reason to switch aside from games and more efficient memory usage.

the programs i need to use work fine in XP, and likely until i have to switch over i probly wont. more likely i'll dual-boot if i do migrate within the year.

just my .02 tho. i'll probly come back in like 3 months on vista and read this and do a *facepalm* lol
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Lol, you're retarded and pop eyed if you think selling 40mil that fast is good. THERE ARE MORE PEOPLE USING PCS AND MORE PCS NOW THEN WHEN XP CAME OUT. So? your source is just good advertising. Nuff said, Nuff said.
DID you just call me a retard It's ok. Dont kill the messenger If you dont like it..dont use it
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DID you just call me a retard It's ok. Dont kill the messenger If you dont like it..dont use it
You forgot Pop eyed
    
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Hate it or not Vista is here to stay. Microsoft's bread and butter is the OS even if they replace vista with something else..peole will still complain cause it's MS
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Sad

I had to install Mac OSX just once. Running fine for 2 years.
Sure, the OS "runs" fine. How about all the crappy software and dumbed down GUI's, so hippies can use it without having to say "Oh man.. far out, man.. how do you use a taskbar? I'm so confused, dude... a start menu? dude.."
    
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Sad

I had to install Mac OSX just once. Running fine for 2 years.

Oh, and no activation code! Just one OS for everyone! 64/32 bit! Vista looks and more functionality for the past 2 years!!!!
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I love Vista. The only problems Ive had were with companies who haven't made drivers for 64bit yet *COUGH* LINKSYS! *COUGH* and some problems with BF2 I'm still trying to get resolved. Everything else is perfect! Boots and shuts down faster than XP and runs a lot smoother and faster.
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I'm gonna throw my recent test out that I just did today

Lost Planet tests

Windows XP: 50-60FPS , DX9, Max Graphics, 1920x1200 res, 4x aa, 16x af, vsync ON

Windows Vista: 5-16 FPS, DX10, Max Graphics (with Medium Shadows, same as DX9 version), 1920x1200 res, 4x aa, 16x af, vsync OFF

So, either Vista, Lost Planet, DX10, Vista Nvidia drivers, or all of the above need serious work.

That alone should be enough reason to not upgrade to vista, even if you have a DX10 card.

Both these tests were taken with the latest drivers, and I also tried the latest BETA driver for vista, which actually scored worse.
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Oh, and no activation code! Just one OS for everyone! 64/32 bit! Vista looks and more functionality for the past 2 years!!!!
"Look.. my dock magnifies the icons you hover over!"

"Where's the start menu, quick launch, consolidated instances, customizable menus, etc?"

"You.. you don't understand.. look, the icons magnify! Oops, hold on.. gotta force quit..."
    
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