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Thinking of upgrading to Vista.


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Dark One 123

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I bought a brand new PC (coming in a few days) without an OS on it, I am thinking of installing Vista but I am not sure which version I should install Ultimate or Home Premium, what are the differences, also I am thinking of installing 64bit instead of the 32bit because it seems a lot of software nowadays support it.
Should I get Windows Vista Ultimate or Home Premium,
32bit or 64bit of it?
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Windows Vista - Editions Comparisons at-a-glance: http://www.microsoft...ons/choose.mspx

Good independent run-down of system requirements: http://www.windows-v...dows_Vista.html

Can't advise on buying 64-bit as i've no experience of it. Would be wrong for me to comment further on that aspect.

Edited by pip22, 23 February 2008 - 04:22 PM.

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I think I will go with Home Premium, I am thinking I will go with 64bit seems I am getting all new hardware they should support it.
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No.
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I use Vista Ultimate daily, and most of the "Ultimate" features are not so WOW. I actually recommend just putting Linux or Xp Pro on the machine.

Just my thoughts.
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Windows Vista, Has been an uphill and downhill battle with me. There have been times that I've gottten more than one bluescreen in one day with Windows Vista. There have been times where it runs fine and everything is fine. It really depends on your hardware more than anything. I am 32 bit, I haven't tried 64 bit Vista. I heard its pretty stable and it's really fast with 4 or more gigabytes of Random Access Memory. I use Home Premium, Media Center Edition is very nice and works perfectly with Windows Media Player (well duh). I recommend turning off User Account Control, It cant get rather annoying. It will ask permission for almost everything.
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