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post #11 of 17
Blaming Vista Upgrade and tell people not to buy it just because you didn't know you needed SATA drivers which you don't have?

Hmm....
post #12 of 17
You should've done the research first imo.
And should've bought an IDE hardrive for an IDE mobo.
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you must be joking... i bought vista on ebay when everyone was saying not to get it (got it for 60 shipped)and left it on the shelf for two months. Oh i forgot to mention at the same time i got the x64 disk for M$ for ten bucks. It is far better than XP and after the first round of updates (released about six months after the product) it is simply amazing. And if someone reading this has vista three updates that are NOT in windows update but are necessary are KB932406, KB936710, KB940105. Those help alot

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never buy vista lol its not worth it yet..
    
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Well, sorry to say but you are at fault for buying Vista with a 20GB hard drive to begin with.

The XP disks i have load with SATA drivers..

So i dont like to be the person who points the finger, but you rushed in and spent a lot of money without researching first.
    
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Well, sorry to say but you are at fault for buying Vista with a 20GB hard drive to begin with.

The XP disks i have load with SATA drivers..

So i dont like to be the person who points the finger, but you rushed in and spent a lot of money without researching first.
Seconded. A little more research on the subject would have done you very well

And even with an 80GB hard drive, you are going to run out of space pretty fast. I'd recommend getting yourself a second drive, format it with an NTFS file format, and away you go. It would be good as far as slow-down is concerned.
    
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Yeah I agree that you should've done some research first, but I still think you are entitled to get your money back and return the product. Honestly its not like M$ is gonna be hurting too bad even if they refunded 1000 people's vista upgrade disks. That being said I think the chances that you actually are allowed to return it for a refund are pretty slim. Sorry but you are probably stuck with it. You could try to sell the key through ebay or something though to at least get part of the money back.
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post #17 of 17
I would say 250GB HD is fine for the everyday user.... If you are heavy into Large Audio / Video files maybe go 500gb.. honestly i bought 2 250 gb drives.. and i have not even touched the second drive, and i still got about 75 gigs on the first.. and i have at least 5-10 games installed plus about 1,000 mp3's or so...

Another good thing to do is look into an external drive if you are uncomfortable with upgrading your hd that is already in your pc

Vista = New .. new means new tech..... like they say.. dont bring a knife to a gun fight.
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