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Old 02-04-2009, 09:06 PM
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Vista Home Premium 64-bit

Just ordered a new custom HD a6710t.My only concern is Vista.Is it as bad as some people say it is?

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Old 02-04-2009, 09:21 PM
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It's not that bad but it's not good either, in my experience.
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Old 02-04-2009, 09:36 PM
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Some drivers might not be supported.
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Old 02-04-2009, 09:52 PM
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Some drivers might not be supported.
What does that mean?
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Old 02-04-2009, 09:53 PM
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There are a couple of programs that won't work on Vista Premium. My HP Laserjet has an issue and we have to work around it.
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Old 02-04-2009, 10:14 PM
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O.K Thanks. I will call HP to make sure my Kodak printer will work.
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Are you sure you don't want to wait for the Microsoft "Mojave" OS . . .
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Old 02-04-2009, 10:30 PM
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"Mojave"? They're sending us now directly into the desert?
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Old 02-04-2009, 11:17 PM
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Are you sure you don't want to wait for the Microsoft "Mojave" OS . . .
Is that what they call Microsoft 7
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Old 02-05-2009, 01:02 AM
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Probably would have been better off just reinstalling windows on your older system. I'd have waited till Windows 7 is out.....
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Old 02-05-2009, 01:05 AM
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"Mojave" was the pseudonym given to Vista when they were demonstrating it to consumers that thought it was the next gen Vista.
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Old 02-05-2009, 07:26 AM
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Or just download Winder 7 beta its more stable than Vista.
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Old 02-05-2009, 07:58 AM
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Or just download Winder 7 beta its more stable than Vista.
Yep. I had my laptop up for over 2 weeks without a reboot running it and folding/other stuff. Rock stable. And its only got 512 megs of ram! Vista would barely run with that!
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Old 02-05-2009, 09:10 AM
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Just ordered a new custom HD a6710t.My only concern is Vista.Is it as bad as some people say it is?
Been running Vista since it came out. Still have the same initial install on my PC, keep it up to date with Windows Update.

Zero issues since Day 1. I use all the inherent security features (firewall, defender, etc.) and only use the free AVG for anti-virus.

Not a single problem, virus or spyware.

To be honest, I've had more problems with my Power Mac G4 and OS X. Especially font management. Don't get me started on OS X font management.
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We have a Dell Desktop with Vista HP64 and a HP Notebook with Vista HP32.
They both work OK, but I'd have much prefered to have purchased both computers with XP installed.
I hate the way Vista constantly tells me $h!t I already know and warns me of stuff I don't care about.

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