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How about you actually try Vista before flaming it, have you not realised that most people on these forums who have Vista seem to think it runs perfectly fine and alot think it is better than XP (myself included)



1. With 2gb you should be fine
2. That is the reason i got rid of my Lexmark printer and got my HP laser printer
3. They aren't quite there yet but they are slowly but surely getting there

The only problems i have had with vista is some software compatability problems but now they are all sorted and most where down to user error, so before people flame vista try it on a decent system first and then try to complain on how it "eats RAM"
He just said he has it, but is having problems


I found all my problems went away after disabling that UAC, though its intentions are good, its mainly made for those people who click the "click here to win a free laptop" ads

I mean when you have to confirm that you want to delete something, then thats a little ridiculous.

So either way, I find it runs great, I did have a few problems with my raid failing after a month or two, but that was intel's drivers, there new ones seem to be working fantastic
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UAC has always bugged me. I got rid of it after a week.

I'm sure unless I go on Limewire and download 20 gigs of pron I'll be safe.
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Yeah im really tired of people with low end computers crying because their computer cant haul Vista. Read the requirements before you buy and save yourself the frustration.

i love that quote you said, thats going in my sig cause im also tired of "Ha windows sucks get Linux" When they just spend a few hundred dollars on Vista.

Vista is so much better then XP in almost every way so **** you vista haters.
    
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Also I think MS did the right thing in using the RAM the way that they do. Everything is nice and fast and smooth. I have yet to max out my RAM in Vista. Vista is great. As for the UAC thing, a little extra click is to much for some people i guess.
    
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Also I think MS did the right thing in using the RAM the way that they do. Everything is nice and fast and smooth. I have yet to max out my RAM in Vista. Vista is great.
I have had my ram at about 95% at times but it was under real heavy load.
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UAC has always bugged me. I got rid of it after a week.
I actually quite like UAC as once all I'd installed all my programs it only prompts me when I change settings in Control Panel or run CPU-Z and SpeedFan. I love how it stops that WinFixer crap from installing itself on my system. If I ever get one of those pop-ups I no longer have to disconnect from the internet, I simply disallow the install of the "unindentifed program" when UAC prompts me. I do appreciate that UAC isn't for everyone though.
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I just upgraded XP to Vista. I (L) it. When I did 3dmark06 test, I got 10 more points than WHAT XP offered me

Vista, XP

Vista is running 158.24, and XP was running 94.24. Bot running 570mhz core and 1666mhz memory
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I see where your coming from, and I agree that the majority of the computing consumers should go to vista as soon as possible. When I tried Vista my computer was barely struggling along and I preferred having an OS that was as streamline as possible.

Nothing against Vista, I need a new computer anyways, but just for now, I prefer XP.
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I think if you've never tried Vista then you'll absolutely hate it. For those of us using it daily it is a nice breath of fresh air. I haven't noticed anything in my games slowing down, to the contrary, the HD 2900XT Vista drivers are probably more stable than their XP counterparts and stutter less on loading wide open areas.

Oh and as far as UAC goes. I hardly ever see the Allow/Cancel screen. Some of you make it sound like I have to click it to open the start menu or something, or move a card in solitaire. Seriously I feel they should add a 3 second count down like Firefox so you sit there and read what you're allowing.
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