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Originally Posted by DigitalPhreak View Post
So you are saying that dual booting Vista and XP was too complicated for you and it defeated you... So now you are blaming Vista? Nice logic...
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post #42 of 125
i dont think vista plays well AT ALL on lappys anyway regardless of specs

i constantly read threads stating vistas performance is crap on my laptop
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post #43 of 125
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LOL
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How is that a flame? He really gave no reason to say vista sucks other than to say he didnt do his homework before attempting a dual boot.
    
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post #44 of 125
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Sounds like a PEBKAC issue.
It's an ID-10-T error. Just kidding. Anyways, I switched from XP X64 to Vista Ultimate X64. I think Vista runs smoother than XP.
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too defend it on laptops i have it running on a 1.5ghzc2d and 2gigs of ram and it runs phenomenal. Once you get rid of all the crap the comes pre installed then it will run fine. So theres more then meets the eye when someone says vista is slow in my opinion. I feel people just get frustrated and then move back to what there comfortable with (xp). I will never go back though i love vista.
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post #46 of 125
Vista caches things in memory to speed things up. Looking at your free RAM doesn't always signify how much you're using. For example, if you have 2GB of ram, and you startup Vista and it shows you're using 1GB. Start MemTest, let it run about 5-10 seconds, then stop it. How much RAM are you using now? That is how much Vista is really using to run, everything else was to speed things up.

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too defend it on laptops i have it running on a 1.5ghzc2d and 2gigs of ram and it runs phenomenal. Once you get rid of all the crap the comes pre installed then it will run fine. So theres more then meets the eye when someone says vista is slow in my opinion. I feel people just get frustrated and then move back to what there comfortable with (xp). I will never go back though i love vista.
Agreed, my t7200 C2D (2.0Ghz) ran games on Vista great, or as good as it could with an nVidia 7900gs.
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post #47 of 125
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How is that a flame? He really gave no reason to say vista sucks other than to say he didnt do his homework before attempting a dual boot.
IDK. Am I in trouble now?
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IDK. Am I in trouble now?
Ok... maybe it was a little slick tongued but far from a flame...
    
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I liked how it looked and performed right up until the point where it would lock up on me and cease working. I tried for three days to get it to work, and no joy. Heck, I had it lock up and BSOD while I was IN SAFE MODE for cryin' out loud. I'm not saying it doesn't have it's worth, but for whatever reason, it's darn buggy with my system, and I don't see any hardware conflicts with the stuff I have. Craziest part is that I have ZERO issues running all of this in XP, I mean, I just don't know how you can BSOD in SAFE MODE.
    
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post #50 of 125
im sure i posted this pic before ....but my XP sp2 could NEVER do this without constant lock ups & sheer lag even from the mouse cursor ...with this same rig i know cos i tried it (put vista on recently)

cod4 is also minimized in there ...that uses some serious resorces on its own


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