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Do you guys think that Vista is going to be a massive success?


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Or is it looking to underwhelm and have slow but steady adoption?

Maybe I'm not objective but I don't get a sense that the community is chomping at the bit, ready to adopt this puppy.

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I cant remember anyone chomping at the bit for any windows. To be honest im pretty underwhelmed by vista, did you know it doesnt support overclocking after installation if you increase the speed of your CPU you cannot boot to vista. A few other little bugs as well that are very annoying.
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I cant remember anyone chomping at the bit for any windows. To be honest im pretty underwhelmed by vista, did you know it doesnt support overclocking after installation if you increase the speed of your CPU you cannot boot to vista. A few other little bugs as well that are very annoying.


I get that same feeling as well.

It's unfortunate that it doesn't seem to overwhelm with value.

The newest beta is stable as mine hasn't crashed once in 2 months but it does underwhelm.

It looks like a stable Win XP and not a next generation OS.
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did you know it doesnt support overclocking after installation if you increase the speed of your CPU you cannot boot to vista.


While this is a big blow to us overclockers, unfortunatley we only consititute a small minority of the Vista customer base.

How Vista will spread: when the average user goes out and buys a new computer with Vista preinstalled. The average user now simply doesn't have the hardware requirements to run Vista or the knowledge of how to install it. Vista will have a slow and steady adoption (as have earlier versions of Windows) as people go and buy new PCs.
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Well overclocking to some degree is becoming a norm when was the last time that you saw a decent motherboard for AMD that didnt come with dynamic overclocking, its been around for a while alot of people use it some unknowingly and vista REALLY hates it.

Its also just a little slow in alot of ways, also what happened to the game explorer, ive read about it but havent seen it, has it been dropped along with some of the best stuff. The visual tweaks arent even all that impressive transparency is actually better in xp with a 3rd party utility in vista it has it built in but its only used sparingly making it almost useless.
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All that Windows Vista is trying to do is beat out Mac by making a more secure, better looking windows environment. I personally hate Mac, but many basic users like them because they're pretty easy to use and free from most viruses.

This version of Windows does not improve upon XP much, in fact I think it is much more of a pain to use. Usually my memory usage is 72% in XP, but whenever I'm running Vista it drops below 50%.

Just my personal opinions :whistling:
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