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Shoddy Nvidia drivers aside Vista is probably the easiest Windows OS to work with. The install is a snap, and even the Basic comes with some nice goodies. The performance ratings gives you a good idea of what you can play and you can even see what games are recommended for your rating.
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Originally Posted by Double Helix View Post
I have OEM 32bit vista home premium. I have installed it and entered the code and activated it. Is it too late for me?
I think so, I think you can only get 64 bit OEM vista if you buy the 64 bit OEM version. Correct me if I'm wrong.
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I love using my VistaX64, just wish there was a 64bit version of Firefox... the IE64 is fast.
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I feel you man, vista 64 is so godly, no complaints so far. I sort of wish it would allow all drivers but it has not caused any problems.
    
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post #35 of 43
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Originally Posted by sniperscope View Post
I think so, I think you can only get 64 bit OEM vista if you buy the 64 bit OEM version. Correct me if I'm wrong.
Correct. No upgrades on OEM versions.
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I am stuck on the decision between 32 Vista Ultimate and 64bit.

I will be dual booting XP and a copy of vista on seperate HDD's.

My system is in my sig.

How bad is the incompatibilty of 64bit with 32 applications and drivers.....

I have heard numerous facts about how incompatible the 64bit version of vista is.
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post #37 of 43
What is the cheapest route to getting 64bit then? That totally sucks.
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post #38 of 43
Quote:
Originally Posted by The_Rocker View Post
I am stuck on the decision between 32 Vista Ultimate and 64bit.

I will be dual booting XP and a copy of vista on seperate HDD's.

My system is in my sig.

How bad is the incompatibilty of 64bit with 32 applications and drivers.....

I have heard numerous facts about how incompatible the 64bit version of vista is.
Not nearly as bad as all the Apple fanboys make it out to be.

Vista comes packaged with tonnes of drivers, and was able to install everything pretty much for me. All I installed were sound drivers, but Vista made the sound work without them anyway!

The only unsupported driver I have is my printer. But that's OK cos I rarely print stuff, and if I need to, I just boot up into XP and print it.
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post #39 of 43
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Originally Posted by Double Helix View Post
What is the cheapest route to getting 64bit then? That totally sucks.
Buying a 64bit OEM version :s

I got mine for about £50-£60 ($100-$120), and that is Vista Home Premium x64 OEM. Good deal if you ask me.
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post #40 of 43
I will have 32bit XP for about 2 months before i get a second HDD and vista....

So do you guys think i should play it safe and just get the 32bit version or take the plunge and get the 64bit version in around 3 months time.

By then lots more issues should have been solved.... I also like the idea of more than 4GB of RAM as well
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