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Just got a new computer, with Vista.

Well as I think is obvious from the title, I just got a new computer last week with Vista.

This is my first ever time using Vista and it's driving me crazy.

It keeps telling me I don't have the required access to do ... anything really. I can't even open a game as it says I don't have the required access.

My download speed compared to my old computer has been SLASHED. I don't think this is Vista but still, it's gone from 5megs/sec to about 100kb/sec.

Another problem is that the programs seem to go not responding far far too much mainly when multi tasking. However, the computer has 3gb RAM and a quad core Q6600 Processor, so I am fairly sure this shouldn't happen either..

If anyone can provide any answers to any of these problems I would be very grateful.


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Did you consider...

In reply to: Just got a new computer, with Vista.

Just returning it as defective? Some do then go get a machine with XP.

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In reply to: Did you consider...

Well I was planning to take it back as defective if it is that the computer is just broken.

But not knowing .. a large amount about them I thought best to ask before rushing to pack it up and take it back.

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Given so little to work with...

In reply to: Will.

It sounds defective. Or maybe just not ready to be used. I can't count the times the makers want us to reload the OS, get drivers etc.

Sorry, they need to make a nice toaster that works when we unpack it.

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