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Will my Aardvark Q10 work with a new machine with Vista?

I am considering purchasing a new Dell machine for my recording setup. I have two concerns, I have heard that newer machines have lower voltage PCI ports, and I don't know if the XP drivers will work in Vista.

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I have heard that the drivers will not work in Vista. But, you can get the XP downgrade (sometimes for free) and still be able to use your Aardvark on the new machine. As for the PCI slots being different, I wouldn't think there would be an issue. If newer machines had PCI slots with lower voltage or other differences, this might make them incompatible with a whole slew of older PCI cards. As far as I know, the only issue is with the drivers.

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