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ADVICE TO POTENTIAL VISTA BUYERS....

As you can see by these many many posts about problems with Vista on this forum, you might be thinking, "Should I even get Vista?" My advice to everyone is to wait!!! Vista has simply not gotten all of its minor bugs fixed yet such as copy-and-pasting and graphical features. If you wait until fixes and other updates are released before buying it, it will save you a lot of heartache instead of spending days trying to set up the the new OS. Good luck!

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24 hours with Vista

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I've had my Vista computer for 24 hours and so far I've only had one minor problem and that was with Rioxio's Drag and Drop error after the window's update that a lot of Dell owners are having. That issue is now resolved for me. So far everything seems to be running good for me.

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i've only had one so far.....

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the MSXML 4.0 SP2 security update won't install, but other than that it's been good.

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Here's my thought.

In reply to: ADVICE TO POTENTIAL VISTA BUYERS....

1. New machines that come with Vista installed will likely be ok.

2. 20 percent of people who upgrade will be ok. 80% will have issues of which 20% will never fix it. That leaves about 60% that will put it back in the box or return it.

Source of said numbers? 60 Minutes. Not high grade research but I think it's a good guess.

Bob

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