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How much better is Vista than XP?

A heck of a lot better!
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35%
It's a little better.
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About the same.
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I wish I'd stuck with XP.
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Wouldn't touch it with a ten foot pole!
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What do you think about Vista?

Post by Noyb » Wed May 30, 2007 3:45 am

I have Windows XP Home and am wondering how much better Vista is.

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Re: What do you think about Vista?

Post by Sara » Wed May 30, 2007 4:34 am

You should add "I wouldn't touch it with a ten foot pole"!

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Re: What do you think about Vista?

Post by Noyb » Wed May 30, 2007 4:48 am

Sara wrote:You should add "I wouldn't touch it with a ten foot pole"!

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Ha ha I think I will. :lol:

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Post by Noyb » Wed May 30, 2007 4:52 am

If I can figure out how. :?: :?

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Re: What do you think about Vista?

Post by Noyb » Wed May 30, 2007 4:55 am

This thing won't let me edit the poll. Oh well, if anybody has that opinion, just post it. :wink:

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Re: What do you think about Vista?

Post by Sara » Wed May 30, 2007 5:08 am

I added it for you, I hope you don't mind. At least that way I get to vote! See, there are some perks to being a Mod!

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Re: What do you think about Vista?

Post by Noyb » Wed May 30, 2007 5:12 am

Sara wrote:I added it for you, I hope you don't mind. At least that way I get to vote! See, there are some perks to being a Mod!

Sara :lol:
Ha ha thanks. I guess it does pay to be a moderator! :D

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Post by blitzmaster » Wed May 30, 2007 1:57 pm

much better than xp2 in terms of graphics, security, stability.

but if you have xp2 pro its very good and also very reliable at this point! vista needs 2-3 yrs for more.

no need to switch if it's not impt and significant. if you want the vista feel then just install stylexp of windowblinds!.
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Re: What do you think about Vista?

Post by Noyb » Wed May 30, 2007 6:20 pm

I heard that Microsoft is going to discontinue XP at the end of the year. :|
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Post by André » Wed May 30, 2007 6:34 pm

That's not going to happen. Businesses would complain too much and Microsoft may very well lose big contracts if they did that. Many, many companies are still using 2000 for most of their computers because it is tried, and true and all the programs they need run perfectly fine.

Dropping support for either 2000 or XP in the next year or two would not be a smart move for Microsoft because many people don't want to, don't need to, can't (system too slow), or don't even know about upgrading to Vista.
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Re: What do you think about Vista?

Post by KY Dave » Wed May 30, 2007 6:46 pm

Noyb wrote:I heard that Microsoft is going to discontinue XP at the end of the year. :|
KY Dave wrote:Microsoft has stated all along that WinXP would be supported...
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Re: What do you think about Vista?

Post by ronnycopeh » Wed May 30, 2007 7:17 pm

It came with my new pc a month ago, once I added more memory and got the right firewall and antiv, changed a few other things its good to go. I love it

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Post by hornakapopolis » Wed May 30, 2007 7:44 pm

As a note, Noyb didn't mention support, just that it was going to be discontinued, as in you won't be able to buy it. That's correct isn't it? I had heard the same.

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Post by bigC » Wed May 30, 2007 7:50 pm

They won't be discontinuing XP any time soon. They still have to release sp3... I read on Neowin it will be later this year,

http://www.neowin.net/index.php?act=view&id=40490

Edit: You posted while I was composing Horn, didn't see your post.

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Post by André » Wed May 30, 2007 7:57 pm

I believe they will stop selling licenses January 31, 2008 for Direct OEM and Retail licenses.

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Post by Noyb » Wed May 30, 2007 8:26 pm

hornakapopolis wrote:As a note, Noyb didn't mention support, just that it was going to be discontinued, as in you won't be able to buy it. That's correct isn't it? I had heard the same.
Yeah, that's what I meant. Sorry 'bout that. :oops: They'll probably support XP for a while after they stop selling licenses. I remember they supported XP SP1 for a while after they released SP2.
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Post by hornakapopolis » Thu May 31, 2007 1:41 am

My dad custom bought a computer back when ME came out. He told them he wanted 98, but that was a $50 "downgrade", so he didn't get it. :Doh: :lol:

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Re: What do you think about Vista?

Post by Noyb » Thu May 31, 2007 2:21 am

A $50 "downgrade"? Ha ha ha! :lol:
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Post by hornakapopolis » Thu May 31, 2007 5:06 am

It makes me wonder that if he gave them an extra grand, could he have walked out of there with nothing? :? :lol:

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Post by Noyb » Thu May 31, 2007 6:16 pm

Heck, if he won the lottery, he could get Windows 98 BC! (if there was one)
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