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7 pro Vista votes that have explinations and thought.

1 vote against, with no reason or meaning.

I'd say that is evidence enough to reformat.
    
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Thanks everyone, its been re-assuring help from everyone

I will most likely get down to this end of the week, woo!
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i wouldnt use vista 64 on 2 gigs of ram. Youll see a defint difference in response time. And when you start running into compatibilty issues youll just relize its not worth it.
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Originally Posted by trueg50 View Post
7 pro Vista votes that have explinations and thought.

1 vote against, with no reason or meaning.

I'd say that is evidence enough to reformat.
If you didn't catch that, it was a joke.
    
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post #15 of 23
You've all convinced me bite my tongue and go Vistax64.

my question (sorry to hijack) is the "system builders" edition a fancy name for ye olde "OEM" editions?

in other words, am I going to have a problem each time I upgrade a component in my system?
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I was going to be upgrading anyway, need to reformat regardless. Just wondering if I should just go with Vista x64 while I'm at it
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You've all convinced me bite my tongue and go Vistax64.

my question (sorry to hijack) is the "system builders" edition a fancy name for ye olde "OEM" editions?

in other words, am I going to have a problem each time I upgrade a component in my system?
System Builder is the same as OEM, yes. Apparently its not too bad in terms of upgrading. I think if you changed your motherboard, CPU etc, it might cause some problems. With faulty parts, replacing them with the same part is no problem. You shouldn't have any problems adding more RAM or changing your GPU.
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post #18 of 23
it's true, Vista is good, just make sure you have the adequate hardware to run it well, or you will have the problems that other people are having.
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Vista is the most underrated operating system to date. Those reviewers were probably all paid off by apple.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jinja_ninja View Post
System Builder is the same as OEM, yes. Apparently its not too bad in terms of upgrading. I think if you changed your motherboard, CPU etc, it might cause some problems. With faulty parts, replacing them with the same part is no problem. You shouldn't have any problems adding more RAM or changing your GPU.
thanks!
last question: anyone else go with Business edition?
it gives Aero (woowee wizbang!) like home premium
it doesn't give dvd hd editor blah blah media center crap
it adds remote desktop connectivity.
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