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Windows Vista

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Windows Vista SP1

While it's always good to install the latest code for any operating system, installing the Windows Vista SP1 update will require some casual users to spend a few hours without any visible or tangible improvements to their systems.

By February 7, 2008

3.5 stars Editors' rating February 7, 2008

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Gateway FX530XT (Windows Vista)

We liked this system when we covered its Windows XP-based debut back in November. The big news here is that Gateway has added an option for Windows Vista. Unfortunately, it's an awkward time for high-end gaming PCs to use Microsoft's new operating system, and Gateway hasn't adjusted well. We'd stick with the older model.

By February 14, 2007

3 stars Editors' rating February 14, 2007

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Windows Vista Home Premium

Windows Vista Home Premium is essentially warmed-over Windows XP Home Edition. If you're currently happy with Windows XP SP2, we see no compelling reason to upgrade. On the other hand, if you need a new computer right now, Windows Vista Home Premium is stable enough for everyday use.

By January 24, 2007

3.5 stars Editors' rating January 24, 2007

MSRP: $239.95

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Windows Vista Business

Windows Vista Business is essentially warmed-over Windows XP. If you're currently happy with Windows XP SP2, we see no compelling reason to upgrade. On the other hand, if you need a new computer right now, Windows Vista is stable enough for everyday use.

By January 24, 2007

3.5 stars Editors' rating January 24, 2007
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Windows Vista Ultimate

Windows Vista is essentially warmed-over Windows XP. If you're currently happy with Windows XP SP2, we see no compelling reason to upgrade. On the other hand, if you need a new computer right now, Windows Vista is stable enough for everyday use.

By January 23, 2007

3.5 stars Editors' rating January 23, 2007

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Windows Vista Ultimate

Windows Vista is essentially warmed-over Windows XP. If you're currently happy with Windows XP SP2, we see no compelling reason to upgrade. On the other hand, if you need a new computer right now, Windows Vista is stable enough for everyday use.

By January 23, 2007

3.5 stars Editors' rating January 23, 2007

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Windows 8.1 finally edges past XP on the desktop

Both Windows 8.1 and 7 are snagging more Web traffic, says Net Applications, while XP is grabbing less. Might this be related to the free upgrade to Windows 10?

By July 1, 2015

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Will Windows Insider testers get to keep Windows 10 for free?

Those in the Insider program have been getting preview builds of Windows 10 for free for testing. With Windows 10 about to hit the market, Microsoft wants to clarify things.

By June 23, 2015

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Windows XP clings to No. 2 spot as Windows 10 gets closer

With Microsoft on the cusp of its next OS leap forward, the 13-year-old XP still is more popular than Windows 8 and 8.1 combined.

By April 2, 2015

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Google to support Chrome on Windows XP until end of this year

Microsoft cut off support for XP last year, but Google promises to keep Chrome updated until the end of this year.

By April 17, 2015