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Ok, I'm trying to decide what vista 64bit OS to get. I can snag the Home Premium for 80 beans less than the ultimate. I mostly game and do some homework and web surfing. Is Ultimate worth the extra cash or not really? Kinda torn here.
    
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Get Home Premium. Ultimate has language packs and hold em pockr, bleh. Unless you need a IIS (web server), which ultimate and business come with, get Preimum, which has media center and everything else except a IIS and umm hold em poker.
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I don't know the differences but Ultimate has a few more options than premium.
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"There can be only one" (quote - that movie with sean connery as one of the immortals lol... "Highlander", maybe?)

Ultimate IS Vista - anything else is just "Vista-missing-some-bits"
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Premium will do you fine, it would bug me though.
    
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Oh yea, Ultimate has bit locker (drive encryption, but your mobo has to support it) and full hd image backups. I have on a machine and it's no big deal.
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When I got Vista I'm getting the best one (64 bit Ultimate I believe).
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Vista Home Premium would be my rec. As an ultimate user I can honestly say the extra cost is not worth it at all. Poker? Dreamscene? I've never used Bitlocker (personally I've never had the reason too) I dunno...tbh I really dont see the value in Ultimate. but again...all just IMO
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post #9 of 9
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Originally Posted by newphase View Post
"There can be only one" (quote - that movie with sean connery as one of the immortals lol... "Highlander", maybe?)

Ultimate IS Vista - anything else is just "Vista-missing-some-bits"
Completely agree... I call anything but vista ultimate "cripples." Because they are.

But then again, ultimate is so expensive...

*rolls the dice, lands on Boardwalk, pays the money to billy G*

*sigh*
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