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Skittles Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-24-07 06:38 PM
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27. it is an India special
stay far, far away from it - it sucks so badly it's the first MS product to which my company has refused to "upgrade"
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  -Does anyone actually use Vista on your computer? babylonsister  Dec-24-07 06:09 PM   #0 
  - Most of the business PCs I've seen ads for have downgrade licenses for XP  seemunkee   Dec-24-07 06:11 PM   #1 
  - He bought XP software through work, so it's legal. But he's not  babylonsister   Dec-24-07 06:16 PM   #9 
  - I have Vista on one of our laptops.  TomInTib   Dec-24-07 06:12 PM   #2 
  - "DU, emails, music and porn."  Bluebear   Dec-24-07 06:23 PM   #13 
  - I was wondering who would catch that.  TomInTib   Dec-24-07 06:28 PM   # 
     - And back at you, Tom!  Bluebear   Dec-24-07 06:34 PM   #26 
  - Thanks, Tom. He has lots of technical stuff to load so didn't want  babylonsister   Dec-24-07 06:28 PM   #17 
     - Seriously, I would be very careful.  TomInTib   Dec-24-07 06:32 PM   #24 
  - Shouldn't have any problems installing XP.....and you can always get any drivers..  BlueJazz   Dec-24-07 06:13 PM   # 
  - It should be ok  sandnsea   Dec-24-07 06:13 PM   #3 
  - We have the numbers (he just fought X-mas traffic to buy it).  babylonsister   Dec-24-07 06:25 PM   #15 
  - I work at a school with lots of computer classes and the word there is that  nolies32fouettes   Dec-24-07 06:14 PM   #4 
  - No ability to create a back-up, which is worrisome in case we need it  babylonsister   Dec-24-07 06:19 PM   #11 
     - If Vista Is All Set Up And Working...  WillyT   Dec-24-07 06:29 PM   #19 
     - Thanks, Willy T. Never heard of Norton Ghost, but we're going to  babylonsister   Dec-24-07 06:31 PM   #23 
        - babylonsister, wait! Stop! Not Norton either.  greyhound1966   Dec-24-07 09:24 PM   #58 
     - Goto NewEgg...  Tandalayo_Scheisskopf   Dec-24-07 06:57 PM   #35 
        - Yes... And I've Heard It's Actually Better Than Ghost !!!  WillyT   Dec-24-07 08:03 PM   #42 
           - You have heard that...  Tandalayo_Scheisskopf   Dec-24-07 11:38 PM   #60 
  - If I was in your situation, I'd probably upgrade to XP...  strategery blunder   Dec-24-07 06:14 PM   #5 
  - I think he's biting the bullet and losing Vista; everything in Best Buy  babylonsister   Dec-24-07 06:27 PM   #16 
  - Wish I could help you so maybe a kick  Nite Owl   Dec-24-07 06:14 PM   #6 
  - DH can't do what he wants to do with Vista because he can't  babylonsister   Dec-24-07 06:21 PM   #12 
  - Add more RAM (go to 4 GB if you can), and install  swag   Dec-24-07 06:14 PM   #7 
  - He has the drivers figured out, he claims. He has a memory stick  babylonsister   Dec-24-07 06:29 PM   #20 
  - Just curious how XP will disable the ethernet card?  IDemo   Dec-24-07 06:15 PM   #8 
  - If he installs XP it won't be able to recognize the drivers on the ethernet  babylonsister   Dec-24-07 06:23 PM   #14 
     - The drivers aren't on the card, they're on the hard drive.  IDemo   Dec-24-07 06:34 PM   #25 
        - See #20. We have my computer to load the drivers and transfer  babylonsister   Dec-24-07 06:38 PM   #28 
           - update - that directory is more than likely: "C:\WINDOWS\system32\Drivers"  IDemo   Dec-24-07 06:53 PM   #33 
  - Unfortunately, it's on my laptop  depakid   Dec-24-07 06:18 PM   #10 
  - My son's computer died a few weeks ago. I ordered a new one  durrrty libby   Dec-24-07 06:28 PM   #18 
  - Thanks. There were no 'puters in BB with XP in it. So he's stuck  babylonsister   Dec-24-07 06:30 PM   #22 
     - I think when researching, I discovered that.I ended up ordering  durrrty libby   Dec-24-07 06:40 PM   #29 
  - I've got Vista on my home computer  nickinSTL   Dec-24-07 06:30 PM   #21 
  - You can disable the nagging. n/t  QC   Dec-24-07 06:47 PM   #32 
  - at some point I'll dig into how to do that...  nickinSTL   Dec-24-07 07:40 PM   #36 
     - It's more secure. This is how Linux is too. Actually Linux is even worse in that regard.  Beelzebud   Dec-24-07 11:50 PM   #62 
  - I just disabled that part of it  laconicsax   Dec-24-07 06:55 PM   #34 
  - it is an India special  Skittles   Dec-24-07 06:38 PM   #27 
  - Well, Skittles...I purchased a new HP tower with Vista about 5 weeks ago...  adsosletter   Dec-24-07 07:51 PM   #39 
  - same thing happend to my bf  Skittles   Dec-24-07 08:01 PM   #40 
     - no famous Skittles ass-kicking?  adsosletter   Dec-24-07 08:03 PM   #41 
        - I think  Skittles   Dec-24-07 08:04 PM   #43 
           - I hear ya about the compatability thing...  adsosletter   Dec-24-07 08:08 PM   #45 
              - I WILL KICK YOUR VISTA ASS ADSOSLETTER  Skittles   Dec-24-07 08:46 PM   #52 
                 - LOL!  adsosletter   Dec-24-07 09:01 PM   #56 
  - No Kidding....  OhioChick   Dec-24-07 08:29 PM   #48 
  - THANK YOU ALL! We're better equipped now with the collective  babylonsister   Dec-24-07 06:40 PM   #30 
  - We found out at work that some time next year we'll be getting new computers with Vista.  ocelot   Dec-24-07 06:41 PM   #31 
  - OMG, you have no idea...  greyhound1966   Dec-24-07 08:31 PM   #49 
  - We'll be "rolling" to Vista also  IDemo   Dec-24-07 09:05 PM   #57 
  - Just do it, as long as...  TreasonousBastard   Dec-24-07 07:40 PM   #37 
  - i downgraded from Vista to XP Pro  musette_sf   Dec-24-07 07:51 PM   #38 
  - I went to 2000 Pro ... no problem finding drivers  Fredda Weinberg   Dec-24-07 08:04 PM   #44 
  - Yes....I have a Media PC and it's great! Love the sidebar, too...  Gloria   Dec-24-07 08:21 PM   #46 
  - No problem at all. Vista is just another attempt by M$ to suck you into a system  greyhound1966   Dec-24-07 08:26 PM   #47 
  - The hysteria over Vista is way overblown  Mutineer   Dec-24-07 08:41 PM   #51 
     - I work with thousands and on a daily basis. My life has become a  greyhound1966   Dec-24-07 08:51 PM   #54 
     - dreamweaver runs in everything but an adequate way  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-25-07 12:15 AM   #65 
  - My old computer died, I'm using Vista and having no problems.  livvy   Dec-24-07 08:36 PM   #50 
  - My old computer burnt out the power supply and now  Breeze54   Dec-24-07 08:50 PM   #53 
  - Vista?  OhioChick   Dec-24-07 08:58 PM   #55 
  - Yes, I have a brand new PC with Vista and so far don't have any major problems.  Alexander   Dec-24-07 10:21 PM   #59 
  - As long as the computer is new, why not use Vista?  Beelzebud   Dec-24-07 11:49 PM   #61 
  - Shouldn't have any problems.. just make sure  walldude   Dec-24-07 11:59 PM   #63 
  - Gee!  burrowowl   Dec-25-07 12:13 AM   #64 
  - Keep VISTA... just wait for SP2  JCMach1   Dec-25-07 12:18 AM   #66 
 

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