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Vista sucked. It was so god damn slow. Everything was too lethargic. I had it on THIS rig and it ran like absolute white dog crap. Jumped to Windows 7 and it was easily 3x faster.
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win98 was nice. i actually had a dualboot when i got XP for the first time, to run some older apps before XP got patched to run them.

winME... let's just say i installed it once on a brand new pc, installed the drivers, and i got 4 BSOD's... in 1 hour.

vista "lost" or "forgot" my key twice, before SP1. and it was legit. Plus, got almost one BSOD a week. Only SP2 has redeemed it a bit, but still...

win7 has been the greatest thing since XP. i still use XP for one game, but even then it has been patched to not fail so much under 7, so i'm almost done doing the transition
   
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I've got Vista x64 SP2 on my Core i5 760 that I'm bringing up to snuff. The only thing that potentially is bothersome is that with 8 gigs of RAM it allocates a huge amount of RAM to the video card as shared graphics memory. I'm assuming a Windows update not in SP2 will fix this problem or at least make the allocation more friendly to releasing for program usage. I mean, c'mon, I've got a 1 gig GTX 460, it's not like I NEED a TurboCache-like feature in the OS.
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Originally Posted by IlovetheChosenone;13078886 
Windows 7 boots up like 30 seconds or a minute quicker. It makes a difference to me! biggrin.gif

I boot my PC so infrequently that boot times are a moot point.
    
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I can't believe people are still whining about it @_@

Windows 7 is superior, but I have never had any problems with Vista except for an overheating wifi adapter -__- I can't go back to XP, even from Vista.
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ME might as well be microsoft's best attempt at making puke and scat mixed with a bit of decaying flesh for added oder. Crap was buggy as hell, crashed a lot, and well, was just crap with crap dripping off it.
 
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I used WinME for a while; it honestly wasn't THAT bad for me, had a few quirks such as Windows Update being all weird until I manually installed something that had the right activex control.

But once I went to Windows 2000 I never looked back. That OS was, for all the fact that it was technically a business workstation OS, the best consumer-level OS I used until XP Service Pack 1.
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post #39 of 106
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Originally Posted by G33K View Post
I can't believe people are still whining about it @_@

Windows 7 is superior, but I have never had any problems with Vista except for an overheating wifi adapter -__- I can't go back to XP, even from Vista.
This i agree. Vista is nothing but a memory hog buggy system. Microsoft learned their mistakes and gave us Windows 7 which is superior and faster. I really think you will LIKE it.
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7 And never look back.
 
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