Before U load Vista

Channel Hopper

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#2
Hmm, a bit more serious than the driver scarecity / RS232 user friendliness of XP.
 

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#3
What I've mentioned in another thread, the DRM is at the core of the system, upload Vista and you hobble your PC.
 

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Before you load Vista? I'd probably think why I'd wasted my money on something that'll need service pack after service pack.... :-rofl2
 

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#5
Most of the top comp sites are recommending home users to wait at least six months before installing Vista. No different than purchasing a new model car .. allow the teething problems to be sorted first :) tho I doubt there will be any problems with Vista :-rofl2
 

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#6
Marts said:
.. tho I doubt there will be any problems with Vista :-rofl2
The security is so strong even the administrator has to fight and click just to change a setting in the control panel.:-rofl2
 

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#7
Topper said:
The security is so strong even the administrator has to fight and click just to change a setting in the control panel.:-rofl2

Yes, that is the next thing to be sorted, totally madness. Everytime U start a program security ask U "Did U start this program ?????"

However there is ONE good thing with Vista

When U click close down IT does it No questions made ! Great improvment worth the 100£ :eek:

I am lucky that I did a clean install on a new HD, so I still have the "old" xp ready to go
 

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#8
Doesn't sound good at all for SPDIF fans. If my PC was in the same room as my SPDIF SONY AMP - I would have hooked-up my PC.

OT: Content protection was employed on SPDIF by SONY as anyone with a MD Recorder will testify (there was a useful board that could be made or a blackbox bought till SONY started firing out lawsuites and EU law changed, et al).

More OT: I made a ghost of my C: drive the other day with Norton Ghost and set off installing Vista to PC (the RTM vers.). About an Hour later, I was ready to make a ghost of that so I could come back every so often to meddle with Vista.

Hark! I had totally forgotten the compatibility issue with NUMEROUS Norton products. So a ghost of C: Vista was out of the question.

I couldn't go online, because Vista had a problem with my network adapter - and I couldn't ..... lalala.

Vista was Hasta la Vista for another rainy day. LOL.

This lastest 'story' of wo makes even less inclined to actually purchase it. Vista SP3 for me - at the very earliest.

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