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Windows Vista or Xp?


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#1 CVCompany

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Posted 24 June 2009 - 06:43 PM

Just want to know from you guys, what would you prefer to use today, Windows Vista or Xp?

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#2 DeathStalker

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Posted 24 June 2009 - 07:52 PM

Vista.

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Posted 24 June 2009 - 07:54 PM

XP for compatibility, Vista for eye candy.
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Posted 24 June 2009 - 08:08 PM

My choice would be XP for Stability and ease of use.

Vista is much more stable than it was when new but can still "hiccup" on occasion.

Myself, I use XP for any machine that I "rely" on for day to day use.

But, I also use Windows Vista Ultimate and Windows Vista Business. Each has its pros and cons.

The ultimate choice... is completely yours. :huh:

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Posted 24 June 2009 - 08:31 PM

I have Vista on my two main machines and the only reason
I have XP on my kids computer is to play older games.

I wouldn't even think about going back to XP after using
Vista. All of my games and applications work perfectly in
my 64bit Vista.
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Posted 25 June 2009 - 06:28 AM

Vista :huh:

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Posted 26 June 2009 - 01:22 PM

I'm loving XP when I use my desktop, I mainly use my laptop with Vista, though. Had it for two years and thinking about trading down to XP operating system again. That's how much I don't like Vista. :huh:

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Posted 26 June 2009 - 02:12 PM

I love vista. :huh:

but im new to computers and have not realy used xp.

the funny thing is if you ask the same question in the xp forum you will probably get the opposite answers.

alot of people dont like change.

just one mans opinion. :huh:
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Posted 26 June 2009 - 02:32 PM

I'm loving XP when I use my desktop, I mainly use my laptop with Vista, though. Had it for two years and thinking about trading down to XP operating system again. That's how much I don't like Vista. :huh:

It's probably because your laptop hardware is insufficient to run Vista at it's full potential.
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Posted 26 June 2009 - 05:59 PM

Vista's program warnings and the User Account Control can get annoying sometimes. But I like it because it's newer. But of course, XP has a much better reputation. I have XP on my older home computer (Dell Dimension 4700) and then I have Vista on my laptop (Dell Studio 1535)
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Posted 26 June 2009 - 06:29 PM

Sorry but I would wait for Win 7.
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Posted 26 June 2009 - 08:14 PM

Sorry but I would wait for Win 7.


Me too, but that wasn't an option in the original question. :huh:

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Posted 26 June 2009 - 08:46 PM

Well rumors have it that if you purchased Vista from Dell within a certain time period, that they will give you a free upgrade to Windows 7. That is only if you have purchased Home Premium or above

Edited by Computer Pro, 26 June 2009 - 08:47 PM.

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Posted 27 June 2009 - 05:42 PM

Sorry but I would wait for Win 7.


Me too, but that wasn't an option in the original question. :huh:


Still wait for 7.....okay Vista....only if I had to.

Edited by Monty007, 27 June 2009 - 05:43 PM.

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Posted 28 June 2009 - 01:41 AM

It all depends on the hardware in question. What processor, how much RAM, etc. Although you can install Vista on a machine with a mere 512 Meg RAM I wouldn't recommend it with anything less than 2 Gig. What software are you planning on running? With a 64bit processor such as the phenom and plenty of ram Vista by far but a P4 with only 768Meg definitely XP.




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