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i tried vista ultimate for some time
and i LOVE vista

but i only have 2GB of memory

and i tried to install a game
and surf the web
at the same time

and it was slow

went bak to XP
was intalling BF2142, BF2 and CoD4 and surfing the web while i wait
and it was perfect

i LOVE vista and will use it once i have 4GB
but till then XP

i like vista not coz its better than XP but coz it looks beter than XP, or maybe i am just looking for a change in visuals after soo many years of XP
Then you're either lying and haven't tried it at all or you did something horribly wrong, like trying to tweak Vista and ended up messing something up.

To the poster above you: Yes, it is.
Vista is just fine. Everything works, it's fast nice and clean.
You showed that you, too, are ignorant.
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Then you're either lying and haven't tried it at all or you did something horribly wrong, like trying to tweak Vista and ended up messing something up.

nope, nope and nope.
installing BF2142 + Using Opera = Opera Crash
installing BF2142 + BF2 + CoD4 + Using Opera = No Crash


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Vista is just fine. Everything works, it's fast nice and clean.
Then you're either lying and haven't tried it at all or you did something horribly right
LOL


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You showed that you, too, are ignorant.

lol wat?
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Vista > XP. End of.
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i tried vista ultimate for some time
and i LOVE vista

but i only have 2GB of memory

and i tried to install a game
and surf the web
at the same time

and it was slow

went bak to XP
was intalling BF2142, BF2 and CoD4 and surfing the web while i wait
and it was perfect

i LOVE vista and will use it once i have 4GB
but till then XP

i like vista not coz its better than XP but coz it looks beter than XP, or maybe i am just looking for a change in visuals after soo many years of XP
Slow? I've been using Vista with 2GB of RAM for months now and it's been fine speedwise. And I even listen to music, browse the web, have an IM client running, and have folding@home running in the background. Speedy as ever. But then again, I do have my RAM running at 1134MHz.
 
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then maybe Opera problem?
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ehh i liked vista in beta testing, seemed more faster/better then i installed x64...

worst thing ever, i would lag in every game, and there was no reason as it was a fresh install, so i reinstalled again, and same issue. so i was like. eh, and went back to xp.


x64 is ok, but, i just didnt like how i would lag or randomly disconnect.
    
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ehh i liked vista in beta testing, seemed more faster/better then i installed x64...

worst thing ever, i would lag in every game, and there was no reason as it was a fresh install, so i reinstalled again, and same issue. so i was like. eh, and went back to xp.


x64 is ok, but, i just didnt like how i would lag or randomly disconnect.
When was the last time you used it? The beta? Right after the beta? The Video drivers have come a long way.

From my experience XP has rather bad problems with stability and desktop performance. And from using XP and Vista on both my desktop and laptop, I'd have to say that any computer with 512MB of RAM or more should be running Vista.
Edited by LegendaryC - 7/2/08 at 8:44am
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In my year of using Vista I got ONE BSOD but I knew it was because of something I did. Only time I have ever had to reinstall Vista was the PAE extension "trick"(that doesn't work) for 32-bit, which was my fault. Other than that, games, FF, my music, and whatever else all loads up faster on Vista and Vista is a LOT more stable than XP. Once you turn off UAC, the firewall(if you have a router do you really need it?), and a lot of the Windows junk, it's not bad at all. Hell, it never was bad.

Remember XP when it first came out? Yeah you don't want to say it because it's true. XP had the EXACT same plagues and problems Vista did. SP1? Yes, SP1 is the fixer of everything.

Now, I CAN see the Vista hatred because of the whole "Vista compatible" BS that companies were throwing out there when it first came out. Celeron D's, 512MB RAM, and an integrated 6100 trying to run Vista? Lol. Now that computers are literally $500 for a "crappy" system, that argument is out the window and is a poor excuse.

Vista was a "flashy" XP? Windows 7 is going to be a "flashy" Vista and you can quote me on it.

It's kind of like what I wrote on carforums.net for the '08 Vette C6 Z06. Instead of domestic cars being "the cool thing to bash", it's Windows. You're just too ignorant to actually try it and displace the "hatred" from other ignorant people.
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yarly..... they simply don't know and haven't used it before. Let it die already, please.
I have personally used Vista for 2months, once when it was first released and another month when SP1 came out. I admit maybe with 4GB of ram it might be ok for playing games, running smoother, booting faster etc but why do I need 4GB when on XP I only need 2, I can't see any real reason for upgrading to Vista as all it seems to be is a "nicer" GUI. You can Skin XP to how you want, to look like vista if you really want.

I just can't see any reason to upgrade to Vista full time, I don't need a 64bit OS yet and DX10 games aren't that great to warrant the upgrade. Might skip this Windows and wait for 7.
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You're just too ignorant to actually try it and displace the "hatred" from other ignorant people.
sorry i dont know who this is a reply to


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I have personally used Vista for 2months, once when it was first released and another month when SP1 came out. I admit maybe with 4GB of ram it might be ok for playing games, running smoother, booting faster etc but why do I need 4GB when on XP I only need 2, I can't see any real reason for upgrading to Vista as all it seems to be is a "nicer" GUI. You can Skin XP to how you want, to look like vista if you really want.

I just can't see any reason to upgrade to Vista full time, I don't need a 64bit OS yet and DX10 games aren't that great to warrant the upgrade. Might skip this Windows and wait for 7.
ya i tried it 2 gb but i really really feel i need 4gb to run it
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