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Whenever you reinstall, you don't have to redownload it every time. Very useful for us people who format and reinstall often.
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I'll stick to XP until SP2 is released and Vista gets cheaper.
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post #53 of 63
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Originally Posted by TaiDinh View Post
I'll stick to XP until SP2 is released and Vista gets cheaper.
You will be waiting forever......how long has XP been out now......3-4 years?

And it is still £155 compared to Vista Home Premium which is £177

That i only £22 difference between 4 years of advanced tech........don't wait too long for a price drop
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was gaming performance the same on XP as it was on 2000? no.....
what do you mean,are you saying that gaming pro was faster on 2000 than it was on xp.Becuase there are benchmarks showing vista is slower.Or do you mean that it will not be any faster becuase it is only SP 1.Please when you " " some one give more than one sentance.I would realy like to know what it is that your trying to say the first time and not have to post and then come back to see if you said anything.Thanks
    
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Originally Posted by IcedEarth View Post
You will be waiting forever......how long has XP been out now......3-4 years?

And it is still £155 compared to Vista Home Premium which is £177

That i only £22 difference between 4 years of advanced tech........don't wait too long for a price drop
QFT. I paid somewhere in the mid to low 200s when I bought XP Pro w/ SP2 back when it first came out. Lowest price now? $210 shipped.

Just get the OEM version of Vista and you save $100
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Networking issues? I must look this up i think it may be my problem...
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I liked Vista. I only had 2 issues.
1) when a program (I forget which one) opened up firefox, vista said this program (firefox) is not compatible with aero. I closed the firefox window that poped up. It switched back instantly, and then I opened up firefox again. All was well in vista land
2)Just one program issue that was only compat. with XP. Oh well that program sucked any who.

I'd love to see more updates. Updates make people happy. Kinda like getting a hit of the addicts choice drug. (Sorry for the bad comparison )
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*boots into Vista to update*
Not that'll I use it yet, though.
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Microsoft is begging people not to wait until SP1 to change to Vista. Gates thinks we should all have it, and to some degree I agree with him.
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"Some customers may be waiting to adopt Windows Vista because they've heard rumors about device or application compatibility issues, or because they think they should wait for a service pack release," the company said in a newsletter.
SOURCE: APC Magazine
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Originally Posted by J3r3my View Post
Does it fix all those wireless issues? And maybe better FPS in games while theyre at it.
What wireless problems?? i have a wireless network off of this comp connecting to xp computers. Took less than 5 mins to setup, i just transferred all the settings from my old comp to this one...and all my controllers and my keyboard/mouse are all wireless and no problems ever...

I just don't know why people are crying about Vista, it is an amazing OS, i love it. It does everything good if not great, and for just being released that is amazing. Besides slighty slower game performance(even though my previous computer barely ran Sims 2 on medium and now i can play DooM 3 on Max...Should i really complain about that?) there i nothing i can say bad about Vista.
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