It's been well over a year since Microsoft launched Vista, and it's time for Microsoft to finally pull the plug on Vista Home Basic. Retailers hate it, users are annoyed and frustrated with it, and it's outgrown any initial purpose it may have had.
I have never understanded MS move to included striped down versions of there products. Both the CORE 360 and Vista basic are a waste of everybodies time
Because the things that's in it isn't worth the price and to go better is either pay for an upgrade or just use a different OS all together.
Why stop at Basic?
The last two PC's I've purchased with Vista I've replaced the OS with XP. Vista just does not run well to me.
I agree ReBurn. My laptop came with a factory installation of Vista. In 2 months it ate my anti virus for no good reason, and prevented me from reinstalling it, and it ate my touchpad drivers. I then installed my own copy of XP on it and haven't had a problem since. I also tried Vista twice on my PC that's very capable of running it. I could never get my soundcard to work very well in Vista, and that's with the most current drivers available from Creative Labs, the people who make my sound card. After the crap I went through with Vista, I gave my installation disc to my brother in law and went back to XP Pro. I would rather put Mac software on my PC than Vista again, and that's a heck of a statement; as I would NEVER put crApple software on my PC.
i do, and if vista run slow on your computer get a faster one, its not like a NEW one is a fast one...i still see a lot of deal lately online installing vista on sucky computer Vista NEED 2gb ram at least, DUAL CORE processor is a must, and well if you can afford a little more, use RAID 7200/10000 for desktop and one of those 7200rpm or solid state hdd for laptop....
If that's the case then they shouldn't sell it with computers that aren't capable of running it. That's misleading to consumers.
And your post screams that you care less about consumer value. He also mentions a lawsuit of how Microsoft misled consumers. I know you mean well, but you don't have to read every article on N4g.com or the internet.
There's a program that they link for people that are thinking about trying to run vista on their current computer. It checks to see if you have the memory/processor/graphics card capable of running vista. if not, they can upgrade whatever they want, if possible, to make their system be able to run it.
It said I could run Vista well on my 512MB DDR2 RAM 2.2 Ghz P4(no HT), and a 5500GT Nvidia. Yeah....right.
...the xBox360... YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ;-D
I have NO idea why MS divided Vista in some many version making the lower ones HORRIBLE cuz they don't even have the key Vista features O.o and only make the system slower with no gain -_- i also find it retarded that the ONLY Vista that is the complete experience is Vista Ultimate and its has a premium price T.T But YAY for my corporate account and "free" Vista Ultimate (well I didn't pay for it but someone in the company did XD)
What does Vista have to do what gaming? Nothing.
Vista has DirectX 10 which makes Crysis look beautiful. im getting a premium copy from my boss at work for around $50. i wanna play Crysis :D
The latest 20" monitor from (enter brand name)makes Crysis looks beuatiful too, but you do not see articles about it being posted in here.
Basic added nothing to the Windows "experience". Without Aero and 3D flip, which are completely unnecessary, Vista is just a reskinned version of XP. The point of Vista being so damn demanding when it comes to resources, is because there are corporations like Intel and nVidia benefiting from it. (Duh! I know.) Before Vista, people would be fine with a 1.5 Ghz, 256 MB RAM computer, with 64 MB shared video memory, if they were just browsing the net and writing school projects. I see so many students with 1500$ laptops who're writing papers, listening to music and browsing the net. Using a 2.0 Core 2 Duo, with 2 GB RAM and a 256 MB Geforce for these simple tasks just seems like overkill. The only reason they need it, is Vista. That's also why there are no corporations that are upgrading to Vista; it's just a prettier P.O.S., but a P.O.S. nonetheless.
No complaints from me, i got mines installed free from dell, and had no crashes besides IE 07 and 08 but I use firefox any way.
You sound scared. Does the xbox scare you that much that you come here to insult it. That console has a great library of games to entertain all.
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