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Dell's Computers with XP still...?

by Hollow06 / March 22, 2007 3:28 AM PDT

Quick Q..Is it still sane to get a comp with xp on it anymore? Or should we all punch up with vista and keep our fingers crossed?

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(NT) Check in the Business section and refurbs.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 22, 2007 3:33 AM PDT
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This should say it all.
by Paul3637 / March 22, 2007 6:30 AM PDT
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Further-Note the 900+ comments in the 2-12 post by Photoham
by Paul3637 / March 22, 2007 6:36 AM PDT
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aol lol
by Hollow06 / March 23, 2007 1:59 AM PDT

AOl is still offered on dell's....Does it come standard one a regular windows disc?

AOL is prob losing money by the electricity it uses to make the prog copies.
Someone put aol out of its misery...youtube is for videos..not aol..good try. Time to put old aol yeller(spelling?) down....good pup......good pup.........

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If you buy an OEM from a place
by Ray Harinec / March 23, 2007 4:25 AM PDT
In reply to: aol lol

such as Newegg it is pure Win XP with non of the crap that Dell, HP et al force on you.

Such places can sell the CD's with the understanding that the buyer is supposed to only purchase it along with an item of hardware such as a hard drive. Never have had to buy a piece of hardware with such an order.

Full XP with SP2b is $140 at newegg and other places like it. Home is $90.

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AOL is not the issue
by Paul3637 / March 23, 2007 9:29 AM PDT
In reply to: aol lol

Are you missing the point?

The issue is VISTA.

I have AOL on XP as well as sbcglobal/yahoo.net but that does not relate to the problem at hand. VISTA problems occur without anything to do with AOL. ATT Yahoo.DSL does not make you sign on to AOL.

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Those posts reflect a lively debate,.....
by Igiveup2 / March 23, 2007 12:13 PM PDT

.....not a litany of problems.

Upgrade from XP to Vista on system - not a good idea right now.

Vista on a new computer - few problems reported.

XP on a new computer - whatever floats your boat. Lots of momentum to keep XP going for a while, and buys time to decide on Vista.

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