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Installed Vista this past weekend 4 times and everytime it had something going on with it. Mostly alot of BSOD's, about 5-30 min. after booting to desktop. Thought I would give it a try, but so far its not something I would like to use. Last night put XP pro back on for now and going to stay with that.

Windows 7 will be out next year, so may just wait till then to change again.

Vista reminds me of Windows ME.... Just a late filler till the next one...

PS: May have a unregistered copy of Vista Home Premium to get rid of..
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post #2 of 11
it could be cause of your ram. you dont install windows overclocked do you.
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I installed Vista while overclocked and never had any problems
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Quote:
Originally Posted by tindolos View Post
I installed Vista while overclocked and never had any problems
some do some dont. but most BSODs is a ram issue so i would look into that first. i have vista and it runs great and i have alot of hardware for one computer lol
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The things is that clocks that are stable in XP might not be so stable in Vista so it can cause issues.
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The things is that clocks that are stable in XP might not be so stable in Vista so it can cause issues.
Wait, what, Since when? Also, installing while your system is OC'd (and stable! 12hr stress test w/ 0 errors) should not cause any issues I wouldn't think.

Microwave your Vista disk imo. I did, to both of mine. I was really PO'd that day.
post #7 of 11
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The things is that clocks that are stable in XP might not be so stable in Vista so it can cause issues.
exactly. i can get i higher CPU overclock in XP then vista.
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I would run a memtest. Could very well be the RAM, just as Killa had said.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by G|F.E.A.D|Killa View Post
exactly. i can get i higher CPU overclock in XP then vista.
That seems to me like it's more of an OS issue if anything. If the system is stable, why would it not remain that way from one OS to another?
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Well my 9850 BE was OCed 300 mhz over stock, but the ram was at stock speeds.
If I'm in the mood for it I may try to set everything to stock speeds and install it again. (If I'm in the mood)
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