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Why Upgrade

by WorldWonderer / January 4, 2007 8:54 AM PST

After reading the following I was asking myself why would I want to upgrade(sic) when my XP is working fine. Why ask for problems? Can someone give me a good reason to upgrade to Vista?


Window Vista Upgrade Product Information

? Not all Windows Vista? features are available for use on all Windows Vista Capable PCs. All Windows Vista Capable PCs at a minimum will run the core experience of Window Vista, such as innovations in organizing and finding information, security, and reliability. Some features available in premium editions of Windows Vista ? like the new Windows

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Re: Why upgrade.
by stonehkm / January 4, 2007 5:34 PM PST
In reply to: Why Upgrade

I am running Vista RC2 and expect the final release to be delivered soon.
Better Graphics.
More secure.
Many tools and features not available in XP.
Easier searching etc, etc.
Go for it! Stick with it until you get used to the changes and then comment. I believe you will love it!

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Heck, do what's right for you
by Willy / January 4, 2007 11:27 PM PST
In reply to: Why Upgrade

As an upgrade, Vista will provide options or features not readily supported or available in XP. As has been the case with OSes before it, it's promised to resolve some issues and/or go further than older OSes. Of course the adage, "what Intel giveth, Microsoft taketh away", still applies. So, do what's right for you, XP still has alot of time before it bites the dust as Win98 is any indictation of that. I always take the slow approach myself, but as always dive-in as I provide support. My work station and home system are very different, so what's needed outside my home doesn't apply at home. Just be aware, you have to sooner or later embrace Vista unless you take another route like Linux or keep in the XP camp for as long as you can. Wink

tada -----Willy :

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