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Control Panel > User Accounts > I like Trojans... err Disable UAC
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Control Panel > User Accounts > I like Trojans... err Disable UAC
UAC doesn't protect against Trojans and Virus's. It is mainly designed to protect a user from themselves.
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Just disable security features and get your own security program.
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They are not slow to patching things. Microsoft have new patches for Vista all the time. A Service Pack is a major release that is suppose to fix bugs and overall improve the operating system. Service Packs should not address security issues. Those are dealt with in everyday patches.

I bet if MS released the patch right away you would be whining about how buggy it was...

Can we drop the anti-MS crap?
im not anti ms, if i was i would be using linux lol. Sorry i should rephrase "They are slow at patching things sometimes."

Yes I would whine if the sp1 got released yesterday and was buggy. If they release it 10 months from now I bet that would have bugs in it too. You can never get software coding perfect especially when its that large in magnitude but do you really think about the tons of hours some of those guys put in to get the thing released when windows BSOD's while you surf the net for pr0n?
    
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oh lawd this thread made my lol a few times there.

What I really would like is not some doofy work-a-day patching... give me some more compatible drivers!!! and dont install the default m$ ones and tell me they are good enough, BAD VISTA, BAD! Took me a few minutes to figure out that I couldnt run aero only because I was using the 'generic video driver' it never had a yellow exclamation mark on the device manager so I just assumed it was fine.

I then had to go find the manufacturer's chipset AND video drvs... and do NOT get me started on the onboard HD audio -- all this from a mobo that had one hundred little 'compatible with vista' stickers all over it. I know its god damn compatible, I can make any piece of hardware work with windows, thats the god damn beauty of this idiot-proof OS.

Still no support for my USB wifi adapter or a few other little random goodies I have laying around. Vista works great at the office with standard hardware and BS no-frills work (love the new office onenote 2007 though) - but for my heavily modified home overclocked rig, its just NOT the right OS yet. Maybe once 64bit drivers get better and more 64bit apps are released... ya know?

The OS is great guys, but its only great if its for you - if you like tonnes of shinies and a boatload of options you will never see - thats great. Or how about if you are an idiot and you try to break things by messing with the system options... well vista will tell you when you are doing something possibly stupid.

In conclusion, Vista is typically for those people that are PC-illiterate and for those people that are also easily amused by teh shinies.
    
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I will give you that I am very easily amused by the shinies, but I have to say that Vista... ooh shinies!
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oh lawd this thread made my lol a few times there.

What I really would like is not some doofy work-a-day patching... give me some more compatible drivers!!! and dont install the default m$ ones and tell me they are good enough, BAD VISTA, BAD! Took me a few minutes to figure out that I couldnt run aero only because I was using the 'generic video driver' it never had a yellow exclamation mark on the device manager so I just assumed it was fine.

I then had to go find the manufacturer's chipset AND video drvs... and do NOT get me started on the onboard HD audio -- all this from a mobo that had one hundred little 'compatible with vista' stickers all over it. I know its god damn compatible, I can make any piece of hardware work with windows, thats the god damn beauty of this idiot-proof OS.

Still no support for my USB wifi adapter or a few other little random goodies I have laying around. Vista works great at the office with standard hardware and BS no-frills work (love the new office onenote 2007 though) - but for my heavily modified home overclocked rig, its just NOT the right OS yet. Maybe once 64bit drivers get better and more 64bit apps are released... ya know?

The OS is great guys, but its only great if its for you - if you like tonnes of shinies and a boatload of options you will never see - thats great. Or how about if you are an idiot and you try to break things by messing with the system options... well vista will tell you when you are doing something possibly stupid.

In conclusion, Vista is typically for those people that are PC-illiterate and for those people that are also easily amused by teh shinies.
Sounds to me like you have more of a issue with your hardware and not yoru operatins system. Drivers are not vista's issue they are the manufacturer of the component's issue. Just because some company is lazy in getting drivers out for a OS isnt the fault of the OS manufacturer.

I am running 64bit right now jsut fine and it is far more stable then my XP install. I use all the bells and whistles and have no issues. I wont be going back to XP for my main rig thats for sure.

Oh and please stop calling me/us idiots for using this OS. I may be one but you shouldnt call us one if you arent sure
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Looks like I wont be upgrading to Vista for awhile.

Modki *** is with your avatar? lol
    
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Control Panel > User Accounts > I like Trojans... err Disable UAC
hahahhaha still funny!!!
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Looks like I wont be upgrading to Vista for awhile.

Modki *** is with your avatar? lol
Why? Vista is quite functional.
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