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Poll Results: Vista Like or Dislike

 
  • 15% (77)
    Dislike Vista
  • 78% (388)
    I like Vista
  • 6% (30)
    Not used Vista before
495 Total Votes  
post #191 of 264
im curious whether this thread would do any better/worse if it were moved into the linux subforum as opposed to the windows part.

simply curious, nothing else.
    
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post #192 of 264
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im curious whether this thread would do any better/worse if it were moved into the linux subforum as opposed to the windows part.

simply curious, nothing else.
But it's not about Linux...
post #193 of 264
Vista FTW!!!
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Never going back to XP, ever. It feels weird using my laptop anymore.
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post #195 of 264
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Never going back to XP, ever. It feels weird using my laptop anymore.
Me too. Vista is better than XP under heavy multitasking load.
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post #196 of 264
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Originally Posted by The Hundred Gunner View Post
But it's not about Linux...

yeah i know, i was just curious. it would be interesting just to see how the results would differ, or if they would at all.
    
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post #197 of 264
I'd say I dislike Vista in the sense that it was not a sensible "upgrade" from XP for what I need/want an OS to do. I'll admit--I bit@hed about it before I used it--"wah, wah, wah, it's a resource hog, etc..." Then I gave it a try--I don't really have a problem with it being a resource hog with my sig rig--I don't like superfetch and how it's constantly seeking my hard drive for the first bit if using it--I'll deal with an extra second or two to startup a program if I want to run it. I know, you can disable superfetch.

I did notice, however, that program installations ran MUCH faster in Vista than XP for some reason--not sure exactly why. That's nice. What's not nice is the annoying added "security" in Vista when running an executable file--but yeah, you can tweak that to disable that too.

I do actually like Aero--I like how the image of what's in a window shows up when you tab/scroll through the active windows through Aero--that's a nice touch. Unnecessary, but nice.

Other than Aero, I wouldn't say that Vista has anything going for it over XP for me at this point to actually want to use it. All in all, I guess I'm indifferent towards it at this point--I'll use it when I absolutely have to, but for now, I'll rely on XP as my OS of choice.
    
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post #198 of 264
i like vista, nothing wrong with it, but nothing wrong with xp either so here i am sitting on xp
post #199 of 264
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I do actually like Aero--I like how the image of what's in a window shows up when you tab/scroll through the active windows through Aero--that's a nice touch. Unnecessary, but nice.
Sounds like you would like Compiz-Fusion... C-F has all that you mentioned about aero and MUCH, MUCH more.

Linux = king of effects, period.

Here's a fun one by Reaper:

post #200 of 264
Here is my first experience with Linux in a nutshell:

Didn't recognize my ethernet card, which meant no internet until I restarted back into windows. Got back into windows, and after a few hours of research found that noone had a freaking clue about how to fix it. Oddly enough the maker of the ethernet card didn't have Linux drivers for the card.

I did finally stumble upon a driver I hoped would work, and because I didn't have internet I figured I'd just put the drivers on my flash drive. I knew Linux accepted usb flash drives. Well, it is supposed to at least. Turns out it wouldn't recognize that I even had put a flash drive in.

And therein lies the problem with Linux. Someone who has been using computers for 20 years (since they were 5), and can run a commodore64, any version of dos, windows, and mac, but cannot seem to grasp how to get Linux to cooperate.

Oh, but it looks good in that video.

EDIT: I also remember having a huge pain trying to get Linux to setup a partition on my drive. I actually ended up having to do it manually with PartitionMagic.
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