Main problem is that it needs a lot more grunt to run, so unless you have a
really quick processor like a P4 2ghz or more, big hard drive and 1gb of Ram,
Even WITH all that, it is still slow, and IMO you'd be better off with XP or
even better, Win2KPro.
Peter & Rita Forbes
avoid it like the plague.
i bought a nice new laptop with vista premium and it sits idle while i use
the old one
with XP home in it.
there's no comparison in speed, etc.
i may come across a legit copy of XP and put it into the new one for a
vista is just barely usable.
good luck, sammmm
KS> Anyone have experience with Windows Vista? I have a licensed copy, but
KS> I hear there are a lot of difficulties getting drivers for older (ie,
KS> more than a year old) peripherals. I am loathe to commit my PC with
KS> its up to date XP only to be plagued with difficulties.
KS> J. Kim Siddorn,
My Parents are still waiting for the promised vista driver for their two
year old Xerox scanner.
nickh=== Posted with Qusnetsoft NewsReader 188.8.131.52
What a chorus! I asked my Vikings too - many of whom are computer based in
their real world - and without exception, not one person out of 30 or so
replies here and there has had a good word to say about it. My favourite
reply ended with "... and most of the so called advantages are just
Frivolous fripperies - are you listening Bill?
Thanks to all that replied - I have Office 2007 too - good or bad do you
J. Kim Siddorn,
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We use Office 2000 and there's nothing really 'new' in any of the upgrades after
that. Once you have Word and Excel, the other bits are just puff.
Windows Vista and Office 2007 were two of
"The 15 Biggest Tech Disappointments of 2007"
listed by PCWorld magazine.
Peter & Rita Forbes
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