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Who is using Windows Vista, and what do you like about it?
Old 03-28-2007, 08:19 PM   #1
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Who is using Windows Vista, and what do you like about it?

I just got a comp with Windows Vista Premium...and wonder what cool stuff I can do now? (probably nothing much, but i have to ask)


whats your favorite features of this new OS?
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Re: Who is using Windows Vista, and what do you like about it?
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Re: Who is using Windows Vista, and what do you like about it?

My favorite feature is the ability to repartition the hard disk on the fly, allowing the easy installation of another OS to use instead. I'm dual-booting Ubuntu Linux and Vista now, but haven't actually used the Vista side since installing Linux; nothing useful seems to work with Vista yet.

If you don't like Linux, you could put dual-boot XP to at least get you through the next few months until Vista becomes usable.

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Re: Who is using Windows Vista, and what do you like about it?

any advice on where i can get more info on doing this? i def want to run xp for a bit...but dont know how to set up a 'dual boot'

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Re: Who is using Windows Vista, and what do you like about it?

Google "dual-boot XP Vista," and pick the one which most closely resembles your case and what you'd feel comfortable doing.

For example: http://apcmag.com/5485/dualbooting_vista_and_xp

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Re: Who is using Windows Vista, and what do you like about it?

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Google "dual-boot XP Vista," and pick the one which most closely resembles your case and what you'd feel comfortable doing.

For example: http://apcmag.com/5485/dualbooting_vista_and_xp


duh...google...

looks intriguing....im going to experiment more with vista and then try the dual boot technique if i have problems


thanks


anyone else?
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My favorite feature is the ability to repartition the hard disk on the fly

Can't wait to do that... sorry I couldn't resist. My new laptop came with XP and a free Vista upgrade, which will be mailed soon. I may never install it, we'll see. I like XP. I like the dentist.

I love my new laptop, so far. After it makes the coffee, it'll be doing my taxes



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