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To this day, I see ZERO performance difference between windows XP and Windows 2000.

They both use identical drivers and have near identical kernels. Fully patched, 2000 should not be any slower, what so ever, when it comes to games.
Well I have no idea why, but that's what I noticed. Especially with OpenGL games such as SOF2, Q3 etc

I was using the exact same hardware and drivers. Oh well, maybe it was a dodgy 2000 install from the start. I was using SP4 too.
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I believe you, but I think your particular case is more of an oddity than the norm.
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I believe you, but I think your particular case is more of an oddity than the norm.
Agreed.
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im just waiting for vista to get enough gains over xp till ill pay out to upgrade to a new os
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post #25 of 67
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im just waiting for vista to get enough gains over xp till ill pay out to upgrade to a new os
Its called SP1 and it works pretty well.

Don't listen to the media and other websites, they just like to cause hype!
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I'm sorry but Vista runs way smoother than xp ever did for me. If your hardware doesn't have driver support yet, then the manufacture is just plain lazy. Its been over a year now since release and they had time during the RC stages so thats all on them. I don't understand people that are obsessed with XP? Why not move to an OS that can address over 3 gb of ram (XP 64 doesn't count as that is a failure). And superfetch =
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Product Life Cycle - learn it, live it, love it

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they are jsut going to lose money rather than gain any if they take away XP, pretty sure there are more people that cant run vista the way its meant to be run. and there are even more people that jsut dont like vista. stopping XP sales id say would lead to somethign like an increase in linux users
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Good thing for folks insanely loyal to XP will end up having a more secure operating system eventually lol
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I'm sorry but Vista runs way smoother than xp ever did for me. If your hardware doesn't have driver support yet, then the manufacture is just plain lazy. Its been over a year now since release and they had time during the RC stages so thats all on them. I don't understand people that are obsessed with XP? Why not move to an OS that can address over 3 gb of ram (XP 64 doesn't count as that is a failure). And superfetch =
sweet god,I own a Mustek AB USB scanner. It was $200 and that is extremely cheap for a large format scanner. Now there is a work around for Vista but not Vista 64 which what I want to use. The work around is not guaranteed to work all the time either. I have to have it work all the time...go figure Mustek is known for very poor support.
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