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well after weeks of not being able to get XP to work properly, i made the jump to Vista. (even though i promised myself i never would)

the 64 bit version was a little to expensive for me (plus they didnt have any in stock)

cant wait to see what games look like in dx10!!!

now..... do i just go online to the microsoft website to get the sp2 update?
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yup
    
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pretty much - don't be surprised if after you're done updating, you need to update again...and again lol.
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Just go to your start icon (on the button left of the screen), then to "All Programs" and click on "Windows Update". That will seek out the new Vista Upgrades.

Also go to your Control Panel->Windows Update Icon, select "Change Settings" in the top left menu and chose "Check for Updates and let me choose whether to download and Install them". In this way, Windows will automatically let you know that there are new Vista updates that you could download!
 
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thanks for the help guys!
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You can always go here and order the x64 version for about $10 if you feel the need ;]

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsvist...a/default.mspx
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You can always go here and order the x64 version for about $10 if you feel the need ;]

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsvist...a/default.mspx
Thats the best way. I got my 32 bit for free from that free give away MS was doing to promote Office. I ordered 64 bit Ultimate SP1 and a month went by and they said they were on back order. Almost another month went by and I got the hugest run around but finally it got cleared up and they sent me 64 bit Ultimate SP1 and never billed me. So I got 32 and 64 bit for free, legal and still beat MS in their own game.
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