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It's a terrible idea. 1. It's slower than virtual memory, and 2. It will kill your flash drive very fast.
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And after you've installed all the **** needed to use those apps, you'd be better off crying about Vista's RAM usage. And use Vista.
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post #13 of 34
Get into the god damn present.
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Now, I've had some major issues with the visual packs for this. No elaboration. I'm perfectly capable of installing the software. Let's just say it's a hardware conflict, perhaps, based on the hardware in my system. It wasn't long before I figured out the problem. I'm not using XP for Vista's sake! Or vice versa!

BTW, on a personal note, way to troll, Marin.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jaffa Cakes! View Post
Get into the god damn present.
TROOF!
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I have tried the whole vista look a like thing for XP....No not for me. Just my It's kind of like dating a chick with false teeth although it may be of some benefit ... just not worth it in the end.
Edited by ice_owl - 5/17/08 at 11:42pm
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post #17 of 34
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Originally Posted by ice_owl View Post
I have tried the whole vista look a like thing for XP....No not for me. Just my It's kind of like dating a chick with false teeth although it may be of some benefit ... just not worth it in the end.
yea i agree.. i had me a transformation pack... just didn't do it for me.
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post #18 of 34
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This is a guide on how to get most of the bloat/useless/annoying features from Vista in XP!

Only a few are actually useful, most will bog down the PC for no reason and all around suck.

It makes no mention of how to get Direct X 10 or Superfetch in XP -- pretty much making the existence of the article with its current title, for lack of better words, useless.

They forgot to mention that installing all of these apps also gets you another of Vista's features: its sluggishness and high ram usage.


Honestly I'm thinking DX10 is just a big myth at this point, since the only game that really has noticeable DX10 features is Crysis, which can be almost flawlessly rendered using DX9. And don't get me started on Superfetch... I don't know if its just the 32-bit version, but I've noticed absolutely NO DIFFERENCE in load times with superfetch enabled on x64. The only thing that tells me its enabled is the extra 500mb of ram used idling.
    
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post #19 of 34
In Vista, if the resources are not being used, then why can't the OS use them?
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post #20 of 34
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Now, I've had some major issues with the visual packs for this. No elaboration. I'm perfectly capable of installing the software. Let's just say it's a hardware conflict, perhaps, based on the hardware in my system. It wasn't long before I figured out the problem. I'm not using XP for Vista's sake! Or vice versa!

BTW, on a personal note, way to troll, Marin.
And how am I trolling? Am I trying to start a flame war?

Nope.
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