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I see you keep all your icons all nice and sorted. Thanks for the advice.
 
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Actually you don't need to. Just make sure you use 2GB of ram to install it, then install SP1 then put the other 2GB in. You will get a bsod if you try 4GB when you install Vista
Okay thanks for telling me I didn't know that cheers.
 
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Not everybody gets that BSOD. It only occurs in about 50% of the cases. I installed with 4GB no problem.
    
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Actually you don't need to. Just make sure you use 2GB of ram to install it, then install SP1 then put the other 2GB in. You will get a bsod if you try 4GB when you install Vista
Yeah I don't get that problem, its actually pretty rare for that to happen. i've had my 8GB of ram through 5 motherboards, and they have all installed Vista just fine with all 8GB in
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Not everybody gets that BSOD. It only occurs in about 50% of the cases. I installed with 4GB no problem.
Yup, I installed Vista twice with 4GB without any issues.
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Not everybody gets that BSOD. It only occurs in about 50% of the cases. I installed with 4GB no problem.
Yeh, not worth risking it though really if there is a chance it could happen. If 4GB works fine in a lot of cases, that's good to know
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STAY XP.

Seriously. Stay XP and then jump to Windows 7 when it comes out. Vista is a brick: it loads your system down; eats it up (like a hog). ˚(∆∆)˚

BTW nice setup, Anth0789.
Well youve obviously not used 64bit.
It fast.
Ill never go back to xp.
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exactly. xp 32bit for your 3.25gb of mem or vista64 will run fine. ive been running ultimate for a few months now and no problems at all.
    
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Yeh, not worth risking it though really if there is a chance it could happen. If 4GB works fine in a lot of cases, that's good to know
Ill still do what you said though just in case.
 
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STAY XP.

Seriously. Stay XP and then jump to Windows 7 when it comes out. Vista is a brick: it loads your system down; eats it up (like a hog). ˚(∆∆)˚

BTW nice setup, Anth0789.
What do you think windows 7 is going to do??? Its probably going to be worse... No one can see the future... That is your opinion....
    
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