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I've heard 64-bit XP sucks... It isn't "finished".
You heard wrong...
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OP's post must be one of the most ridiculous I've ever read.

Seriously.
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Guys, the OP made a simple request and got what he was looking for. Why keep insulting the guy? He did not come in here and say "Hay guyz, you are all stupid for using teh vista, halp me make it look like XP plz". Just because it is not what you choose to do does not somehow make it wrong - everybody has different preferences.
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Originally Posted by dglkn View Post
it's pretty annoying when you can't even get 64-bit flash support.
Its interesting that you would bring this up. I just inherited a copy of flash and was looking on Adobe's site. Apparently, its certified for only 32bit but I haven't had issues as of yet. What type of problems have you run into using it in a 64 bit environment?

To the OP: I hope you work things out and get your os where you enjoy working within it. GL.
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I need to face the fact that I am going to need Vista when I get my dual 4870X2 video cards, because XP does not support more than two GPUs. I want to make the least painful and quickest switch to Vista as possible in order to get myself ready.

I already get using the Windows Classic theme, but it's not enough. I want the file menus back in explorer, advanced folder options, system properties all in one place (advanced system properties has been split up, dumbed down and castrated in Vista). I want to completely get rid of Aero and the sidebar.

Basically, I want it to look and function as XP using the windows classic theme, but in the background still have DX10, superfetch, and the few perks vista has over XP.

Are there any guides on how to do this, or does anybody have any suggestions on how to configure Vista in this manor? I have Vista Ultimate 64-bit.
Honestly... I don't understand you guys... AREN'T YOU SICK AND TIRED of seeing the same windows theme on the millions of different PCs you've seen since years? That reminds me of all the old people in France back then when the Euro was starting to become the main currency, they used their lame weak currency until the last day possible, and now? They got themselves Francs -> Euro calculators because in their head they are stuck with this old currency worth nothing, but since they don't like change, they buy the calculator...
Edited by Emmanuel - 6/22/08 at 12:11am
    
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Originally Posted by Emmanuel View Post
Honestly... I don't understand you guys... AREN'T YOU SICK AND TIRED of seeing the same windows theme on the millions of different PCs you've seen since years?
no. If we were we wouldn't be asking.
I use rainy day classic theme because I like dark colors.

the Vista black is nice too, which i used when i ran it.


thanks for that useful post.
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