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Old 05-13-2007, 10:00 PM   #1
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Arrow What Should I get? Windows XP 64 or 32?

Im buying a new laptop that comes with Vista Ultimate 64 bit edition, but I know I'll be using XP every now and then so I plan on dual booting. My question is should i buy XP Pro 32 bit or 64bit? Will I really notice that much of a difference with 64bit? Also will drivers/software be a problem?

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Old 05-14-2007, 12:25 AM   #2
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Default Re: What Should I get? Windows XP 64 or 32?

well get XP 32, but stay with vista 64 bit
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Old 05-14-2007, 01:34 AM   #3
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Definitely get XP 32 bit. There are driver issues with the 64 bit version.
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32bit
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Old 05-14-2007, 02:46 PM   #5
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Default Re: What Should I get? Windows XP 64 or 32?

Why are you even going back to XP? You have 64bit Vista installed, setup and running with all the drivers installed. Have you any particular reason?

I'd stick with vista, because it's going to be the main supported OS from now on, period!
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ok i tired 64 bit. nothign works with 64 bits on at all. it sucked so bad. it gave me bad dreams for a long time
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ok i tired 64 bit. nothign works with 64 bits on at all. it sucked so bad. it gave me bad dreams for a long time
64bit XP or Vista??
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64bit xp lol
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Default Re: What Should I get? Windows XP 64 or 32?

There is a very limited selection of software that actually utilises 64bit at the moment, in far as xp 64bit, I wouldn't touch it with a bargepole, I tried it once and returned it as there was hardly no drivers available for it.

I had problems finding the drivers for a number of peripheals etc....in regards to Vista 64bit, I wouldn't know, but I must admit seeing Vista in action for the first time the other day, made me sorely tempted to purchase it.

It seemed so much smoother then RC1 version which I tried before hand, so personally if your lap top comes with Vista 64bit then I would get that because I would imagine that the components at least are going to be compatible.
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64bit xp lol
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