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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 #201 of 264
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Originally Posted by guyladouche View Post
--I don't like superfetch and how it's constantly seeking my hard drive for the first bit if using it--
This seems to be the only thing that bothers you (from what I read). You can actually attach a ready-boost usb flash drive and superfetch would become an asset.
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Originally Posted by tr8rjohnk View Post
This seems to be the only thing that bothers you (from what I read). You can actually attach a ready-boost usb flash drive and superfetch would become an asset.
Uhh...what? How would using readyboost help the superfetch issue?--superfetch is seeking the hard drive to pull programs I might run and dump them into the RAM--I have plenty of RAM (2GB), I just get annoyed that the OS reads virtually constantly from my HD for a long time (slowing it down temporarily)--and using readyboost would likely cause a slower machine for people that have 1+GB of RAM installed because the read/write speeds of USB memory sticks is so slow--readyboost is only beneficial to systems that have a small amount of RAM installed but still want to run Vista.
    
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post #203 of 264
There where a few things that I thought XP did better and some features that became pretty annoying. But it is not a bad OS at all,I'm happy with it.SP1 should improve it even more.
 
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post #204 of 264
I am quite surprised like is leading so much.
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Thats because all the Vista bashers are people who have never had real experience with it
    
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Thats because all the Vista bashers are people who have never had real experience with it
not true..I've had two computers with vista pre-installed on it. The first one I tried to use for 2 months then I couldn't take it anymore and formatted it to xp, and the second I didn't even bother, reformatted it to xp as soon as I opened the box.
    
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not true..I've had two computers with vista pre-installed on it. The first one I tried to use for 2 months then I couldn't take it anymore and formatted it to xp, and the second I didn't even bother, reformatted it to xp as soon as I opened the box.
Reasons why you couldn't take it?
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Thats because all the Vista bashers are people who have never had real experience with it

blatant accusation.

some of us simply dont care for the changes in the OS and whether or not superfetch is good or bad. its a personal preference and no matter what anyone here says, i stand by the statement that XP ran smoother, faster, and overall better with a CRAPload of less problems/errors.

vista is FAR from being perfected, and therefore, some people have a smoother ride with it than others. 100% of the population cannot be expected to absolutely love this os right away, its the same way its always worked. just because XP came out, doesnt mean everyone switched to it and/or liked it.
    
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Well he shouldnt say all but most are that way. I hear it all the time at work with people that dont even use computers except to browse the web or the ones at work with win2000 or older on them, allways say vista isnt compatible or vista sucks.

The I have to sit there and ask a few questions and it becomes evident they havnt tried it or didnt know how to use it in the first place.

Every OS in the end is gonna be personal preference. I actually really like vista. I have two computers one with vista prem 64bit and one with xp pro. I dont really like using the xp machine any more if I can help it. It still does its job but I prefer vista over XP.

Yes when vista first came out it was a pain to work with as with everysingle OS I have ever scene when it first comes out for whatever reason.

Anyways cheers to everyone if they actually tried it with a open mind as to using it. If you havnt tried it since first release and havnt tried 64 bit give it a whirl Im sure you will like it better now that its matured a bit.
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blatant accusation.
Sue Me

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some of us simply dont care for the changes in the OS and whether or not superfetch is good or bad. its a personal preference and no matter what anyone here says, i stand by the statement that XP ran smoother, faster, and overall better with a CRAPload of less problems/errors.

vista is FAR from being perfected, and therefore, some people have a smoother ride with it than others. 100% of the population cannot be expected to absolutely love this os right away, its the same way its always worked. just because XP came out, doesnt mean everyone switched to it and/or liked it.
Hmm, for one thing just because people do not want to change to a new OS that doesn't really give the a reason to HATE it.

And since when has anything been perfect, if you can name 1 think i will give you $100
    
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