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im ordering my vista from canada computers on dundurn st.
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post #22 of 29
isn't it like 200$ online?
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post #23 of 29
home premium and ultimate are pretty much the same. Both have media center. I dont see the difference between the two. may be more worthwhile to get home premium.

nice set of ram there. vista is a good upgrade. just a few bugs with their service pack 1. will probably be fixed soon. most of my rigs are running vista ultimate (cuz i got it for approx same price as home prem.) good stuff.
 
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post #24 of 29
I get Windows for free from my brother (software engineer). Ultimate edition just includes a load of crap that you don't need. Make sure you do get 64 bit though.
    
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post #25 of 29
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yes vista is $200, but i also used the rest of the $$$ to buy the RAM
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post #26 of 29
man, you guys are harsh. vista ultimate is a decent decision, but i would have gone with home premium if you are paying for it. i also got my free copies from feedback program and MS launch events, BUT OP is in canada so your free methods arent available here.

open your eyes and read before you bash the OP's decision on buying vista.

also, regarding the memory, i would have sold your current 2gb kit and went with a 2x2gb kit instead. that way you can upgrade to 8gb down the road if you wish instead of maxing your slots out now.
    
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post #27 of 29
Well I upgraded to 8Gigs
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post #28 of 29
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@tNB=GIR

indeed it is in the hands of micro suck... but microsuck has to pay off its employees and, perhaps down the line, an employee of microsuck will use his $300 off his rediculous microsuck salary to be given to a humanitarian fund?

does that thought suck, now? or does it sound really microsuck to you?
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post #29 of 29
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@ The hundred gunner

i dont want to sound ignorant, but whats that currency you mention?
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