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Old 01-07-2009, 09:15 PM   #1
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My friend is letting me borrow his Vista DVD and I was wondering long I can use it until I have to buy a new CD key or a new DVD and license. Thanks.
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Old 01-07-2009, 09:19 PM   #2
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It gives you 30 days before you have to activate it.
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Old 01-07-2009, 09:21 PM   #3
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He said if I got a my own key then I could use it for a year. Thanks for the reply.
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Old 01-07-2009, 09:44 PM   #4
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if you get your own key you can use it forever.
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Old 01-07-2009, 09:49 PM   #5
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Vista really sucks....until you get service pack 1.

It managed to hog up 32 gigs of space with its lame system checkpoints, when I installed sp1 it stopped doing that. I got like 14 gigs back. But its vista ultimate so I would expect 18 gigs of usage.

Also quick question: Im currently running 46 processes (was 60) in vista as compared to like 25 in xp. i kno vista is much more "intense" but still, 50 something processes to me is a joke. Anyway to shut off like 20 - 25 unecessary ones. (everything in startup is disabled)?
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It's just a home premium CD. My friend's computer says that it has 10GB used for Vista. I only have an 80GB Hard Drive but I will go RAID 0 sooner or later.
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Old 01-07-2009, 10:03 PM   #7
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You go to college or does you parents work at a university or something?
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Why do you ask?
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I got my vista ultimate for $11 and xp pro for $7
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Anyway to shut off like 20 - 25 unecessary ones. (everything in startup is disabled)?
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