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Old 12-03-2006, 03:30 PM   #11
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I don't see why people vote Vista because of the looks. You can just download WindowsBlinds and get the Vista skin.
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Old 12-03-2006, 03:57 PM   #12
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i like vista, i've been using it. but untill i find all the drivers i need, i won't be switching.
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Old 12-03-2006, 04:12 PM   #13
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if u ask me vista is just a more graphical version of XP with little new features
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Old 12-03-2006, 06:35 PM   #14
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Sorry if i missed an older post about this...but what will you go with? If you could afford it, would you get it or not?
Here's the scoop on VIsta. Current antivirus software isn't supported under Vista so you're in a pickle there. Norton is scrambling to get one out just for Vista and should be out very soon. It does have inbound and outbound firewall protection which is very nice. The user account pop up can get annoying because it comes up ever so much more everytime you alter something within Windows. But Microsoft does this for security purposes so malware doesn't accidently get loaded in. The Aero interface is just so pretty.

Here's what I say to the Vista vs XP deal. If you're already running XP on your current system and not planning on upgrading anytime soon, keep XP and don't upgrade to Vista just yet. If you're into a new build and desparately need an OS, yeah, go ahead and get Vista. Hopefully by the time Vista is released to the public, Norton and other antivirus software vendors will have it's support. I'm sure they will. Plus, there are still some minor bugs with some hardware compatibility. Make sure your hardware supports VIsta by going to their websites.
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Old 12-03-2006, 06:36 PM   #15
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Sorry if i missed an older post about this...but what will you go with? If you could afford it, would you get it or not?
Here's the scoop on VIsta. Current antivirus software isn't supported under Vista so you're in a pickle there. Norton is scrambling to get one out just for Vista and should be out very soon. It does have inbound and outbound firewall protection which is very nice. The user account pop up can get annoying because it comes up ever so much more everytime you alter something within Windows. But Microsoft does this for security purposes so malware doesn't accidently get loaded in. The Aero interface is just so pretty.

Here's what I say to the Vista vs XP deal. If you're already running XP on your current system and not planning on upgrading anytime soon, keep XP and don't upgrade to Vista just yet. If you're into a new build and desparately need an OS, yeah, go ahead and get Vista. Hopefully by the time Vista is released to the public, Norton and other antivirus software vendors will have it's support. I'm sure they will. Plus, there are still some minor bugs with some hardware compatibility. Make sure your hardware supports VIsta by going to their websites. (ha, CF timed out on me yet again)

Damn, look at my double post people. This is the result of CF being too slow or database fatal error again.
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Old 12-04-2006, 12:02 AM   #16
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almost everytime I attempt to make a new thread, I always get timeouts... thats why I rarely make any.. it hardly ever works :\
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Old 12-04-2006, 12:09 AM   #17
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You're not the only one. I'm getting that too everytime I make a new thread. I hate it and bugs the crap out of me. I end up double posting sometime and have to change the subject line because apparently, there is a "duplicate" thread . Yeah right. If there was a thread already made, then why am I getting the stupid fatal maximum error whatever thingamajig? So I put a stupid number at the end of the subject line.

*holy crap, see? I just got timed out again with the error message. Stupid servers.
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Old 12-04-2006, 12:33 AM   #18
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Yeah, I get that too.
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Old 12-04-2006, 04:56 PM   #19
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Yay Xp...
ive been getting timed out alot recently too..though I guess anytime I get timed out has to be fairly recently due to the fact that i have only been on here for like a month or sooo...

anyway time to go home and GET MY NEW CAR!!!!

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Il stick with XP, at least till SP1 comes out
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