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post #1 of 83 Old 11-27-2008, 07:20 PM Thread Starter
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Windows Vista

What's the deal with it?

I'm buying a new laptop, and i've never used Vista before. Whats it like? I've heard some people hate hate hate it.....but why?

Whats wrong with it?

Do you have it, what are your thoughts?

Is it worth getting the downgrade to XP?

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post #2 of 83 Old 11-27-2008, 07:21 PM
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I like xp better. My pc has vista.
Just having to learn new ways of doing things.

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I have it, I really can't tell the difference between XP and Vista. I know the first versions of vista had compatibility problems with other programs. But I have not had any problems with vista at all. I installed it on my computer and my wife's as well.


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I've been running Vista for 2+ years. No more issues with Vista than XP. There are still a few compatibility issues with the 64bit version of Vista, but the same issues are there for the 64bit version of XP also.

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Hey thanks guys, I was under the impresion that it was as different as windows and Mac...guess I was wrong, they don't sound that different.

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For more opinions....

I'm out right now, and will probably buy it today, so I wanted to check and see if there is anybody who Has it and hates it, and why....
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I have one of the more recent versions of Vista and I hate it. It restarts every time I try to move large files around the desktop!

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I have XP on two of my machines and Vista on the third. The only issue that I have heard with Vista is people putting it on a machine without enough RAM. I like it better than XP and like Dirk said no more issues than XP.

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my wifes lap top has vista , its not that much different , lke said before , they do things a little different , so far no problems though

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post #10 of 83 Old 11-28-2008, 08:53 AM
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I have Vista on my laptop and I like it better than XP. If you are used to the old windows xp, me, 2000, 98, 95 then it will be a little bit of a learning period getting used to it. There is all the same stuff as XP on Vista and much more it's just learning where and how to do them. I would go with Vista personally once you get used to it it's awesome. westcoaststrokin is right though make sure you get a computer with enough Ram (1gb at the very least) and a fast enough processor. Hope this helps.

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