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The title says it but im making a new comp and i don't know what vista to get basic,home i don't know?
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home premium I would say.
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post #3 of 9
definitely home premium. you get the aero interface and all the other cool stuff without any of the other stuff you'll never bother to use
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32bit or 64bit they seem the same to me?
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post #5 of 9
Basic Home looks like XP. If you want Vista experience, get Vista Premium. I would actually recommend the 64-bit version now since driver support is decent.

64-bit will allow you to support more memory. If you ever plan to go 3GB+, you need 64-bit. Also, some apps run better in 64-bit.
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Go with 64-bit Home Premium. 64-bit is faster than 32-bit but requires more RAM. Your 2GB should be fine though.
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post #7 of 9
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thx guys Ill go with the premium 64bit : )
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post #8 of 9
Nice choice, ultimate is a waste of money and has stuff that you will never use

Home Premium is the perfect balance.

And make sure ALL your hardware/software has supported drivers before you go 64bit. Or else it will be a very bumpy ride!
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Originally Posted by IcedEarth View Post
Nice choice, ultimate is a waste of money and has stuff that you will never use

Home Premium is the perfect balance.

And make sure ALL your hardware/software has supported drivers before you go 64bit. Or else it will be a very bumpy ride!
It's funny folks are saying this now.

I totally agree with you Ultimate is not really necessary for most users. But, I remember when Vista was just about to come out every one was acting like Ultimate was just mandatory. Someone even told me that only a noob would want Home Premium.
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