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Yes, you say everyone that bought vista is dumb and WE are the ones that are the problem with OCN?? Enjoy sticking with XP, I will continue to enjoy fully utilizing all 4GB of RAM, and the much more stable OS that I have found vista x64 to be, not to mention the fact that everything is much faster in vista. Your comment is just ignorant and suggests we should all only do what you approve with our money
Dont flame him Let him have his older OS because he refuses to accept a new interface of which he does not recognize!

However what you said is true.
    
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Im not familiar with this software - If hes afraid of compatiblity I suggest waiting on his end. If he has time to spare/risk then I say shoot straight for Vista. Should it not work then roll BACKWARDS to Vista. Mind you I run several WIN98 apps on Vista 32. They wont work on 64bit Vista however so I suggest finding a person with Vista and testing a copy of their software. OR you can always go to a store and well... I wont go into detail there.

Honestly - Go vista first, if it fails then roll onto XP. Mind you in later 2009 a newer Windows will be released again so if XP is the only option now then just use it till 2010 heh.
What?? A new version of windows after Vista in '09?? That really, really sux, maybe I should wait too...dam Microsoft and their moneyhoarding schemes.

I actually recommended he buy Vista first to try. But the Cabnetware software is supposedly a pain to get installed as you need the proper Install key codes that can only be accessed from them via phone or email which could take a day judging by their current tech support, and every install needs a different key. File backup installs will be a nightmare, to say the least. So in the best interest of time (time is money), I guess XP is the only route for us, and if he's gonna go that route he may as well just stick to his current PC.

Off topic: He also has to buy each Cabnetware update individually, right now he needs 3 updates to get to the newest one. (who's the moneyhoarders now??, lol).
    
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What?? A new version of windows after Vista in '09?? That really, really sux, maybe I should wait too...dam Microsoft and their moneyhoarding schemes.

I actually recommended he buy Vista first to try. But the Cabnetware software is supposedly a pain to get installed as you need the proper Install key codes that can only be accessed from them via phone or email which could take a day judging by their current tech support, and every install needs a different key. File backup installs will be a nightmare, to say the least. So in the best interest of time (time is money), I guess XP is the only route for us, and if he's gonna go that route he may as well just stick to his current PC.

Off topic: He also has to buy each Cabnetware update individually, right now he needs 3 updates to get to the newest one. (who's the moneyhoarders now??, lol).
Windows Se7en.

And at this point can i suggest a new software to that guy? lol seems like hes wasting lots of time with them heh. Yeah unless he wants better hardware - stick to what he has
    
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when i look at it, Vista is geared more for people who like looking at pretty things - the 64bit with DX10 makes it look FABULOUS- its what i use.
the only drawback to all that flashy stuff, is the HUGE footprint that Vista will leave on your drive. Its HUMONGOUS, and it tends to slow things down just a hair, especially if you run things for large amounts of time.

XP support will still be here for a while, but only for probably a year or so longer. by that time, they'll have so many new OSs out that XP will be on the back burner. but until then, if your looking for functionality, XP. Eyecandy? Vista.

if your interested in using all 4gb or RAM, then you will need to upgrade to either the 64bit version of XP or Vista. 32-bit OS simply wont utilize (and wont be able to utilize) that extra fourth gig.

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And at this point can i suggest a new software to that guy?
Yeah, right.

I'm not scoffing you or anything, but him and I have spent so many hours configuring that software to work with my CNC machine (our primary machine at my job that I run exclusively....and have a love/hate relationship with) that the advantage of having new software may never outweigh the disadvantage of his current software. Even if it is better software. We're at the point of no return now with Cabnetware.

In other words, I very much wish that we could but unfortunately not a snowballs chance in h***.
    
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Yeah, right.

I'm not scoffing you or anything, but him and I have spent so many hours configuring that software to work with my CNC machine (our primary machine at my job that I run exclusively....and have a love/hate relationship with) that the advantage of having new software may never outweigh the disadvantage of his current software. Even if it is better software. We're at the point of no return now with Cabnetware.

In other words, I very much wish that we could but unfortunately not a snowballs chance in h***.
****. Lol, damn.

Well eh, good luck?
    
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Who cares if you loose 10 FPS from 200.
Some people.

What about losing from 30FPS to 10FPS? Because that's what happened to me, and it rendered Resident Evil 4 unplayable. Went back to XP, got my flat 30FPS back. No signs of 20-anything FPS; just 30.

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The human eye can only see like 60FPS and anything above that looks the same.
Maybe if you have weak eyes or are "slow," to use a better word. I can set my fully manual Cannon 35mm camera to a shutter speed of 1/1000s, and I can see it open and close.
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Vista isn't for slower systems, even though it only requires 512MB RAM, anybody who considers using it needs to look a good processor (C2D/equivalent) and at least 2GB of RAM.

Windows Seven has been delayed as well, 2011?
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Vista isn't for slower systems, even though it only requires 512MB RAM, anybody who considers using it needs to look a good processor (C2D/equivalent) and at least 2GB of RAM.

Windows Seven has been delayed as well, 2011?
Of course its delayed lol...!

And I say if you want your system to run smoothly you want at least 3 GB in Dual channel mode to make the most (2x1GB, 2x512MB)

And I think this thread is dead already lol
    
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