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My PC currently runs in windows XP, now i'm wondering should i upgrade and reformat to Vista Home Premium Lite? or should i remain on XP for now?

main thing i do on my PC are.

Battlefield2
other online games
iPod
downloading movies/music/pictures
internet use and a few other things.
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No vista until you have a dual core and 2gb of ram. If not then your experience wont be so great.
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IMO I think you should stick with XP, not 100% but I think Vista runs better with 2GB of RAM and with the video card you have, I don't think it would make much of a difference for gaming and such.
 
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No vista until you have a dual core and 2gb of ram. If not then your experience wont be so great.
I would say 3gb or more of ram. I only had 2GB for a while and I was able to max it out quite often. I can use 1.75gb with firefox, wmp, and smp folding
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No vista until you have a dual core and 2gb of ram. If not then your experience wont be so great.
i didnt think having 2gb of ram and a dual core mattered, i have a laptop with 1gb or ram and only a single core, and it seems to run vista just fine....

and i konw my gfx isent top of the line but at least its not a 5500 or something lolz...
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well i just did a windows vista upgrade advisor on my computer and everything turned out just fine no problems, accept for my wireless internet card, the the model is the 2Wire 802.11g USB Wireless LAN Card and it also says my Linksys LNE100Tx Version 2.0 Fast Ethernet PCI Card will not work as well with upgrading to windows vista, just wondering are there drivers out there for ether of these devices? if not ill be totally screwed for internet by the looks of things....
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