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Originally Posted by an51r View Post
I loved vista but with my hardware I got to many BSOD from driver conflicts so until, I can afford to update some of my older tech or hardware manufacturers actually sit down and try to make some good reliable drivers I went back to xp.
other than your audigy, everything should be right as rain with your hardware
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post #32 of 64
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I've used Vista for weeks and I still find it annoying. No matter what anyone says it still has vulnerabilities and quirks just like XP. Yeah, they may have changed it underneath, but it still doesn't work right! Vista will not last as long as XP has.
Thats only because Vista is a "filler" OS.. Vienna is only a few years away compared to the 5 or six years between XP and Vista
    
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Thats only because Vista is a "filler" OS.. Vienna is only a few years away compared to the 5 or six years between XP and Vista
So why should people spend their money on a "filler" OS?
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post #34 of 64
Vista and XP are fine. I still like XP but Im no longer patient with its overall slow response compared to Vista. Another reason why I made the switch. XP is still good though.
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I am all for Vista but until my main apps are x64 compatible and I start seeing x64 drivers I am kind of stuck on XP x64. When I beta tested Vista, I liked a lot of what I saw.
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no. agp is not kicking ass, but agp is still capable... and it is dying fast
With my first computer I bought a AGP card and got home and found out I didnt even have a AGP slot...lol
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Both are great OS!! Buti prefer better XP its faster ,Vista will get better when they have the service pack 1 comming out.
 
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post #38 of 64
vista overall is a reasonable os. it has its quirks and issues just like everyth ing else.
example: i have medival 2 and bf2142 installed. they have bothworked wonderfully for the past two months until low and behold vista updates and now bf2142 asks you to insert the disc to run(when the disc is already in there!!?!?!?!) and medival two runs but the cursor is missing???????
i figure they will get fixed eventually just like everything did when xp came out. Give it time.




p.s. Xp is still great!
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bottom line.... your computer with XP will run faster than your computer with Vista.
    
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post #40 of 64
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Originally Posted by erb View Post
bottom line.... your computer with XP will run faster than your computer with Vista.
And a P3 450mhz will run win98 faster than it will run XP. What's your point?

I guess we'll just have to go back to using monochrome displays, 5.25" floppies, and 8" HDD's since this whole advancement of technology thing seems to be so hard for all of you to stomach.

I like XP and all but gosh, why aren't you guys still using win3.1 if you fear the unknown so much?
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