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Old 07-23-2008, 11:10 AM   #1
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Question Are Vistas worth buying over XP?

I mean... I heard bad and good reviews about Vista all the time and I don't know if I should take my chances in buying one. What do you think?
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Yes. Vista is a great OS. I will never willingly go back to XP
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You could wait it out a little longer for Windows 7 and skip Vista alltogether.
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Yes. Vista is a great OS. I will never willingly go back to XP
yup...it is a great OS..couldn't agree more
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You could wait it out a little longer for Windows 7 and skip Vista alltogether.
That could be an extremely long wait..and I'd hope with the release of Windows 7, an upgrade package will be offered (like previous releases)

I'd say if you already have XP installed, go ahead and upgrade, the Windows 7 looks like a similar interface with some Longhorn installments..so you can get a feel for it..
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The scuttlebutt on Windows 7 is that it may be released late 2009, early 2010.
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Old 07-23-2008, 12:51 PM   #7
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yes, but thats like 1 and a half years away, seems preety pointless if your after a new os now then i doubt you would wait
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yup...it is a great OS..couldn't agree more
Do you guys have any good reasons why vista is better than XP? 'Cause I heard some bad performance and compatability issues...
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Default Re: Are Vistas worth buying over XP?

It's only slow if your system is too old, and incompatible with older hardware and software. If what you have is three years old or newer (software or accessory like printer wise) then you'll be fine.

It just makes things a lot easier IMO. A lot of tasks are automated like defrag, windows update actually finds drivers for you and things just work together nicer
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Do you guys have any good reasons why vista is better than XP? 'Cause I heard some bad performance and compatability issues...
I'll give you one reason that sold me to Vista:

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