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Originally Posted by binormalkilla View Post
So where are you XP fanboys? Desktop performance is WAY faster, gaming is the same/slightly faster in Vista.
Yes it is. BUT OMG ITS BUGGY AND UNCOMFORTABLE
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post #52 of 141
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Yes it is. BUT OMG ITS BUGGY AND UNCOMFORTABLE
Have you even tried Vista? It's neither buggy nor uncomfortable....

If all caps meant sarcasm then disregard this post.
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post #53 of 141
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/facepalm

More like there is no reason in hell NOT to upgrade to Vista now.
Exactly lol.
    
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post #54 of 141
Ok, guys. You keep saying how there's no reason not to upgrade to Vista, but I need to ask you what good reason is there? Saying "It's the future!" doesn't provide much incentive and quite often it's just an empty statement.

A patched up XP is pretty stable, doesn't handle the user like he doesn't know what he's doing, looks good with the Royale theme and is pretty fast on current hardware provided you don't have a habit of installing lots of junk frequently. With proper protection programs it is also safe from malware.
Granted you don't get Dx 10 but at the time that's still not a big deal.

If I'd get a free copy of Vista I wouldn't turn it down but until then I'm waiting on Windows 7.
post #55 of 141
XP is really just as good as vista minus dx10 and more than 4GB support. If you like XP, wait for Windows 7. Vista isn't that great. I like it, but I also like XP. For one thing, XP is easier to OC with.
post #56 of 141
What got me to love vista is the search function..I mean WOW...

You type in part of the folder or file name and it updates it in real time...not having to wait for a long wait or anything...I love it..

Also feels chrisper, looks nice...and loads very quickly.

Once I get my vista CD I am installing it...Even if I cannot transfer any of my files.
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post #57 of 141
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Originally Posted by Gollie View Post
If money is an issue (it's not for most of the ppl on OCN) get on eBay and buy the OS. I paid $200 for Ultimate x86 & 64 bit a year ago this month.
That, of course, is based on the assumption that you only have one box to upgrade. I have 3 plus my laptop, and the cost of four licenses outweighs the benefits of Vista.

Yeah it looks pretty, but it's still NOT $800 pretty.
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post #58 of 141
Vista is only good if you have the PC to run it.Its better if you have more than 2GB of ram at least to run it stable. I like both XP and Vista.
 
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post #59 of 141
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Originally Posted by GuardianOdin View Post
hardware support. Not all scanners/camera's and what not work well or even function in Vista.
WEEEKK, find me a printer scanner or camera that is less than 4 years old, made by a decently mainstream company that doesnt work..
Find my any scanner camera or printer that doesnt work....
    
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post #60 of 141
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Originally Posted by Comp112 View Post
What got me to love vista is the search function..I mean WOW...
Too bad the innovative m$ was the last one to adopt such a search feature common to every other OS lol

But yeah, it was about time.

For XP users, there's Google Desktop. Never tried it on XP, though.
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