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post #81 of 141
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Vista was built from the groud up with security in mind.

http://www.itbusinessedge.com/item/?ci=18365
nono - he is right. Its based on the NT code. Its not from the ground up.
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post #82 of 141
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Why should I upgrade?
Upgrade if you want a headache and umm everything simple you never thought we be a problem will become one. Vista is horrible isnt the fact that Microsoft isnt even gonna build upon it confirm that FACT. Theve decided to just move on I personally think it speaks for itself. If you are happy with what you have why change it. Someone wrote xp is old, Hardly a good reasone to buy Vista Latest and greatest is nothin but trouble anyway :swearing:
    
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post #83 of 141
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/facepalm

More like there is no reason in hell NOT to upgrade to Vista now.
Yeah, that's about where I stand. XP just feels very primitive now whenever I have to use it. Vista "feels" a lot more solid when I use it. Sometimes it's the better interface, sometimes it's just the dozens of little things. For example, as simple as it is, the game menu is helpful as hell. Also, our household is bilingual and having a modern enough system to change the system interface language is an absolute must, XP was retarded in this way if you didn't start with the US En version (most computers here have the PRC-Chinese version).

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They have.
For letting them monitor you for a few months.

Prove that. I actually read the whole Eula and nothing in their about monitoring. They think my company, and yes I ahve a tiny little company, is contemplating upgrading to vista. Well i just did.
    
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Originally Posted by Tufelhunden View Post
Prove that. I actually read the whole Eula and nothing in their about monitoring. They think my company, and yes I ahve a tiny little company, is contemplating upgrading to vista. Well i just did.
That was a while ago.

You could sign up at Microsofts homepage for Vista for free if you would let them monitor you for a while
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Let's just put it this way. Your comparing XP Service Pack 3, to Vista Service Pack 1.
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post #87 of 141
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That was a while ago.

You could sign up at Microsofts homepage for Vista for free if you would let them monitor you for a while
I wasn't able to get into that one. Sorry, I forgot about it until you mentioed it.
    
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post #88 of 141
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Originally Posted by vix View Post
I dunno, maybe its just me, but I've never had security problems with any of my systems regardless of OS.

Maybe I'm just lucky, or maybe it's because I don't frequent porn or warez sites and I'm careful about what I click on.
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Not just money but features. Nothing vista has compels me to switch.

Give me one amazing game that requires vista and I will consider switching.
yep ill 100% 2nd that.
    
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But Vista is shiny!
whoppy doo.
    
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