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Poll Results: Which Operation System?

 
  • 23% (7)
    Windows: XP - Home (32-Bit)
  • 76% (23)
    Windows: Vista - Home Premium (64-Bit)
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post #11 of 22
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I can't see you making use of a remote access client so you'd be better off with the built in DVD codec and Media Centre software of Premium. Ultimate is basically all the features of Premium and Business but with extra useless features on top, so should be avoided at all costs in my opinion.
Really? Because it's the best features of Premium and Business for $80 more.

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Home Premium doesn't have Protection Against Hardware Failure while Business does not have a lot of media applications to create/view pictures and movies.

Enterprise: I want Ultimate!
Is it worth it?
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dont expect the built in security to be good, i hated it so much i disabled it

most viruses and such are still based for xp, they makers havent quite migrated to vista yet, thats like is there any viruses still out on windows 95?
post #13 of 22
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i use ultimate. and man is it fast. wow. all my movies on it is in hd. media center is nice if u have a tvtuner
I'm thinking of picking one up, since my LCD is nicer than my TV (the TV in my room, not my HDTV ). On a side note, I will be upgrading to 4GB of Ram and DirectX 10 so now it's really a question of:

Home Premium or Ultimate...
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post #14 of 22
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Really? Because it's the best features of Premium and Business for $80 more.

Microsoft

For example:

Home Premium doesn't have Protection Against Hardware Failure while Business does not have a lot of media applications to create/view pictures and movies.


Enterprise: I want Ultimate!
Is it worth it?
Ultimate has only a few nice extra's but not worth the extra cash at all mate so please dont go there. Home premium is actually the best as it incorperates the best features IMO without some of the bloatware Ultimate contains.
post #15 of 22
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For example:

Home Premium doesn't have Protection Against Hardware Failure while Business does not have a lot of media applications to create/view pictures and movies.

Enterprise: I want Ultimate!
Is it worth it?
The Ultimate exclusive features aren't necessary in my opinion and aren't worth the extra price. As for no Media Centre sofware of DVD codec on Business, PowerDVD comes with pretty much every optical drive or graphics card under the sun, or can be purchased seperately for £2. Media Centre software also comes free with any remote control unit, or audio card with an internal drive bay and remote. I chose Business as I needed access to my computer from the University campus and didn't want to pay extra for software I didn't need or already had. Ask yourself this, is Dreamscene really that important?
post #16 of 22
Yeah Dreamscene is nice but just not needed really. I would either go HP or business out of the Vista versions.
post #17 of 22
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So just Home Premium 64-Bit OEM for $120?
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So just Home Premium 64-Bit OEM for $120?
Yes and thanks for the Rep.
post #19 of 22
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So just Home Premium 64-Bit OEM for $120?
Roger that. Remember OEM is only good for 1 PC mate.
post #20 of 22
I love vista 64 i can really say that vista is better than XP i just wish i had more RAM
    
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