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Old 05-20-2011, 10:54 PM   #46
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I would recommend going with windows 7. I have been using it for months and really have not had 1 error message or problem that I can remember. It also runs really fast compared to windows xp. I never used vista but most people I know that used it had tons of problems.
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I would recommend going with windows 7. I have been using it for months and really have not had 1 error message or problem that I can remember. It also runs really fast compared to windows xp. I never used vista but most people I know that used it had tons of problems.
I have a Vista laptop (HP) that I'm using right now! Its slowed down a few times because of the crap that I installed. However, after I cleaned up the START menu it runs good again.

As Win7 is built on the Vista foundation, I wonder how long it will be, before complaints roll in about Win7.

I wouldn't be surprised that most of the Vista problems are self induced.
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Vista is a resource hog plain and simple. Win7 was basically a redesign of Vista with performance being the biggest improvement.
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Vista is a resource hog plain and simple. Win7 was basically a redesign of Vista with performance being the biggest improvement.
I think what you say is true, as I also have a machine that I up-graded from XP and its 1 gig memory runs well well with Win7. I have lots of memory on my laptop so its not so critical.
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Make sure if you decide to upgrade that you run the microsoft compatibility check. There are many devices out there (older ones) that are not supported.

Win 7 is far superior to Vista, by the way. I think you have read this many times already.
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Windows 7 hands down. Vista is like windows ME and should be forgotten and left to rot in the depths of mount doom.
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Any upgrade available for Vista to Windows 7?
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Don't bother! Wait for Win8!
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Don't bother! Wait for Win8!
I would upgrade Vista to Windows7. Every other release of Windows tends to be lousy.
Windows 95 - lousy
Windows 98 - good
Windows Millenium - lousy
Windows XP - good
Windows Vista - lousy
Windows 7 - good


Considering Windows 8 is going to radically change the user interface to be more like the Windows phone software, it will be pretty messy, confusing to use. I am sure Microsoft will move everything around again so it's hard to find and everyone will have to re-learn the OS...
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I have a feeling Win8 is going to feel a lot like the Unity interface in the new Ubuntu Linux does. I can't stand that so far, so I went back to Mint. There are upgrades available for Vista to Win7 but I'd just buy an OEM disc at Newegg. You get a full copy that way. Upgrades never work well on a Windows OS. A clean install will do much better.
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They keep comparing it to iOS in that write-up. The thing is iOS is a mobile OS and OSX is a desktop OS. It looks like MS is trying to do both in one package. And it'll fail miserably.
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Vista is a memory hog. Check microsofts site and see if you computer running vista will have any issues with windows 7. If not then upgrade, if there are issues then upgrade to xp. Yes I know I said upgrade. Xp runs far better then vista and has a lot less problems. Also probably wouldnt hurt to upgrade the hard drive as well. Good luck

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