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I have to agree with most,Windows ME
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Vista was great. A huge step from XP, when taking such a step its never going to be perfect.

Just imagine, Athlon CPU's were nicely refined by the top Athlon 64 X2 6400+ but the jump to Phenom was quite big and the Phenom's sucked. Phenom II though was much more refined and the X6's are even more refined making great CPU's. Windows 7 is the refined version of Windows Vista.
Edited by Willhemmens - 4/14/11 at 5:24am
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I would have to say yes. Nothing more infuriating than buying an sli setup and not having drivers to recognize both cards for nearly a year.
    
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XP RTM was very buggy. SP2 was when it finally became good.

Vista RTM had very high overhead and weird slowdowns. The later SP fixed a lot of bugs but it just was very mediocre.

ME is the spawn of vermin. Worst MS OS ever. It was a buggy version of 98 SE with MS-DOS stripped out. That caused severe harm more than anything. BSODs and device driver problems galore.
Edited by Riou - 4/14/11 at 5:29am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Andr3az View Post
IMO Vista is way better than XP.
Win 7>Vista>XP IMO.
This 100%

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Originally Posted by Willhemmens View Post
Vista was great. A huge step from XP, when taking such a step its never going to be perfect.

Just imagine, Athlon CPU's were nicely refined by the top Athlon 64 X2 6400+ but the jump to Phenom was quite big and the Phenom's sucked. Phenom II though was much more refined and the X6's are even more refined making great CPU's. Windows 7 is the refined version of Windows Vista.
This too 100%

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I would have to say yes. Nothing more infuriating than buying an sli setup and not having drivers to recognize both cards for nearly a year.
That's nVidia's problem not Microsoft's. The large majority of BSOD on Vista were due to crap drivers. Sort of like blaming the manufacture of your car for a tire blowout when you install crap tires.
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well... i liked vista in the way it was a lot more easier to do custom setups over multiple drives etc.... and then we also need to take a lok at it, it was the first MS to do the whole earo thing as a starting point.... it was a huge chge from the std xp me and so one.... fair they where still way behind the open source os's but it was a good starting point for MS
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This 100%



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That's nVidia's problem not Microsoft's. The large majority of BSOD on Vista were due to crap drivers. Sort of like blaming the manufacture of your car for a tire blowout when you install crap tires.
actualy i would blame them if the car came out with that tyre..... that happend in the states mid and early 80's with suv's
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Vista x64 on its release with at least a dual core CPU with 4+GB of ram with just about any video card with an ATI or nVidia GPU at least as new as the CPU and you were set.

There was nothing intrinsically wrong with Vista like we had with Windows ME.

Most people who had any real problems with Vista were victims of a modern OS running into problems with inept hardware, whether directly or indirectly. And those problems existed thanks to so many years of complacency with Windows XP. For instance many of Vista's woes came from Intel IGPs that were good enough for XP, but not Vista.
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actualy i would blame them if the car came out with that tyre..... that happend in the states mid and early 80's with suv's
I agree, but Vista came with tires that worked fine out of the box. The issue was when people put the ATI/nVidia tires onto the car.

http://www.engadget.com/2008/03/27/n...crashes-in-20/
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I never had any issues with Vista. I think it's a great operating system, far better than XP and I didn't even notice difference between using vista and win7.
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