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post #51 of 109
I don't get why people are always complaining about Vista. I personally like it and i DO NOT dual boot. Every program i use either has a vista patch or can be run in XP compatibility mode (most need neither).

The only issue that there could be is if you are trying to run Vista on an older computer (or even a modern not-so-good computer).
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I have been thinking about getting Vista only for Crysis which comes out in September. So no problems on your end? I heard alot of the drivers for some apps weren't compatible or didn't work. I have a pretty up to date system, 3dMark 06 says I'm good to go. We'll see in a few months.
post #53 of 109
God only 3 installs for an ultimate key?!! Thats kill for us. Maybe oem is different? That would be nice for oem users like me.

Vista is great why do people wine and complain about it?... oh performance drop my bad. But other then that vista beats xp in every conceivable manner. And sure beats none-windows O/S!!
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post #54 of 109
XD

Well, I have yet to hear anybody mention a positive thing about the new OS..
The ones I know who has upgraded to Vista was all like.. "Yay! Vista!" then I was all like "Vista sucks..." And they again "....yeah... *looks away* yeah... it sucks..."

ROFL
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Hey, I heard my friend said that Macs cannot get virused. Is this true??
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Hey, I heard my friend said that Macs cannot get virused. Is this true??
The user is the virus. j/k

I'm quite confident why they claim that "they can't get viruses" is because you basically have to mount and drag any application that you want to be installed. Now, if someone wrote a program to purposely harm the system, and you mounted and installed it.. well... is that a "virus" or a stupid user?...

I work on a Mac workstation all day. It's alright. Not my cup of tea on my own time at home, but for the most part it can get the work done that I need it to.

The hardware, there's another story... most of our business is fixing the damn things. Logic boards burn out in various models, especially laptops, like they are going out of style.
    
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I bought vista.. just so I can dual boot, why? Because when the DX10 stuff comes out, I want to use my cards. I use XP 99.9% of the time.

I bet half those users go back to XP after buying vista, and the store refuses their return because its software.

On a 2nd note, my ultimate key became unusable after only THREE reinstalls (Retail). And I had to spend 7 hours on the phone complaining to them before they finally gave me a new product key over the phone. Whats up with that, thats never happened for me on XP.
i've had to reinstall 7 times, without issue when i phone
post #58 of 109
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Originally Posted by shajbot View Post
Hey, I heard my friend said that Macs cannot get virused. Is this true??

definitely not, just the other week someone won 10000 by hacking a macbook
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definitely not, just the other week someone won 10000 by hacking a macbook
Not surprising. Have you ever looked at the firewall built into OSX? It's pretty worthless if you ask me.

I can't even get my damn system to block communication between my boss' station and mine, so I don't get errors about someone else using the license to our office software. (he's cheap, lol)
    
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post #60 of 109
They are comparing the number of copies of Vista sold to the number of copies of XP sold when it was first released.
However, they aren't taking into consideration how many more computers there are out there now compared to the release of XP. When you look at it in that respect, Vista's not that big of a hit yet.
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