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Windows Vista, Vista Emulator Or Dual Boot?

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Poll: Windows Vista, Vista Emulator or Dual Boot? (1 member(s) have cast votes)

What would you do? (I don't know which is better!)

  1. Buy Windows Vista (0 votes [0.00%])

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  2. Get Vista Transformation Pack (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  3. Get Vista Inspirat (0 votes [0.00%])

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  4. Make Dual-Boot (XP + Vista) (1 votes [100.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 100.00%

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#1 alexford21


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Posted 18 June 2008 - 02:34 AM

Hi everyone!
I have heard that there are many driver problems in Windows Vista. A friend of mine has a laptop with Vista Home Premium and it can not read CDs and DVDs! :trumpet: The laptop is bought last week!
I have Windows XP SP2 and I am thinking about getting it transformed into ..."Vista", but I fear possible CPU problems. It is not a good idea, is it? But there is another choice: dual-boot XP and Vista.
So, I made this poll for you to help me, if you want. Which choice is better? :flowers:
Thanks! :thumbsup:

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#2 OldGrumpyBastard


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Posted 18 June 2008 - 06:24 AM

That would depend entirely on your system...For example how much RAM do you have installed? What type of processor do you have? How new is your system (older systems don't handle Vista well)? Whether you are able to get compatible drivers for all of your printers and other goodies that will work for both Vista and XP (if going to try Dual-Boot). There are a lot of things to consider.

Myself, I'll just stay with XP...I kinda' like it....

Edited by douglas martin, 18 June 2008 - 06:24 AM.

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#3 hamluis



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Posted 18 June 2008 - 08:35 AM

I have Vista Basic...only because someday I will install it and fool around with it.

I see no reason whatever to use Vista, at this point in time...as opposed to the option of using XP (which I have found to be a very good O/S for novices like me) who don't want to learn an alternative O/S.


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