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Windows Xp Pro x64

by martinozekin / September 8, 2006 12:21 AM PDT

is it a good idea for me to upgrade from xp home to windows xp pro x64, and what things do i have to take into consideration? My hardware is all good, im just worried about my drivers.. is there any issues with Windows Xp x64 that i should know about ?

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In the Linux forum?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 8, 2006 12:25 AM PDT
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I'll write no to your question. If you can't answer your question it's my opinion you will be unhappy with XP 64.

"sny issues with Windows Xp x64 that i should know about ?"

- Drivers.
- Few firewalls and antivirus offerings.

In regards to drivers, the issue is simple. Microsoft doesn't write, supply or find them for you. That's for you to hunt them down. I wish that was not true.


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Stay with Win32, or better yet move to 32-bit Linux!
by 3rdalbum / September 8, 2006 8:32 PM PDT
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64-bit isn't ready for the desktop :-P

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Just ready for my desktop.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 8, 2006 11:51 PM PDT

64 bit in linux is nice here.


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Same thought as Robert.
by ahtoi / September 11, 2006 12:18 AM PDT

If you have the 64bit hardware then go with linux x64, which I am about to take the plunge.

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