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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 #251 of 264
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Originally Posted by DigitalPhreak View Post
Like... prefer... whats the difference. (It was more of a play or parody of toothpaste commercials i.e., not to be taken seriously) Point is. Noobs attempt to act like most people are so unhappy with it when that just isnt the case as there is no reason to dislike it.
Its slower? Is that not a big enough reason? The games I play are slower on vista and BF2 loads sooo slowly I'm one of the last to join the game when I compare to XP where I'm one of the first to join.
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Its slower? Is that not a big enough reason? The games I play are slower on vista and BF2 loads sooo slowly I'm one of the last to join the game when I compare to XP where I'm one of the first to join.
My Vista install seems 3x more snappier then my XP install. My games take 1-1.5 seconds longer to join but I think its worth it. IMO if your games are loading that slowly then I would consider checking your drivers and possibly reinstall the game.
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post #253 of 264
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I think its safe to say according to the poll that 8 out of 10 "power users" prefer VISTA... Vista pwns you all.... do the math and realize my sig.
lolz, QFT
    
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post #254 of 264
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My Vista install seems 3x more snappier then my XP install. My games take 1-1.5 seconds longer to join but I think its worth it. IMO if your games are loading that slowly then I would consider checking your drivers and possibly reinstall the game.

Been there and done it, tried 32bit and 64bit vista. BF2 is one of my main games and it takes ages to load, this does make a difference as I don't get any vehicles (I'm a vehicle whore!)

I'll stick with XP for now as I see no reason to upgrade to Vista. I just don't get whats actually better about it? It looks nicer but you can do exactly the same to XP if you really wanted with 3rd party transformation packs.
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post #255 of 264
I like it for the increased ease in the networking. On another note, I haven't had any driver related issues, except with Creative....and we all know how incompetent their driver team is.

Me lieks vistuhz
    
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post #256 of 264
I initially chose "dislike". But I went out on a limb and have been running Vista Ultimate 64 for the last 3-4 weeks. NOW I have to say that I like it. It runs pretty well. I only have issues with a couple of games that won't run. Like Empire at War and NFS:Carbon. But I can boot up XP for those. I have no driver problems. Everything seems to work just fine. And since this is the free retail version of Vista I got from Club Live, that makes it that much better!
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post #257 of 264
i installed it yesterday and its great
so what if stuff takes longer to load the thing that most people dont get is that its only a year old. i mean we have to give it some time for hardware to catch up and to be able to run it flawlessly as well as xp is now...
so what im trying to say is that xp is older and has less eyecandy which means that hell yeah vistas gonna be slower











i like it
oh that reminds me i gotta change my sig
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post #258 of 264
With 4GB of ram...Vista pwns,but with only 1GB of ram its really horrible.
 
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post #259 of 264
Hey I remember when XP first came out it wasn't the best, it still had some problems. Just give Vista some time to iron the wrinkles out . Right now I like it and it's not doing too bad.
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post #260 of 264
My sister doesn't like vista. She's not a geek at all, and she just got a new vista laptop. She told me she likes everything about it, except for vista for various reasons. I think it's a bit of a pain for her in many ways...

I can't get a printer driver to work on her laptop, which also sucks.
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