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VISTA SHIT OPERATING SYSTEM

I WANT TO CHANGE VISTA, TO A XP THEME. WINDOWS VISTA IS HONESTLY SLOW AND SHIT. LOTS OF PROBLEMS I FIND COMPARED TO WINDOWS XP

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  • lngupta Jun 06, 2008

    yea.system is not good.too slow.window xp is best

  • xipaqw Sep 07, 2008

    Vista got lots of "stopped working" crashes, fails in the most simple tasks. and never finds solution to its problems. what a waste! VISTA!!

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    Sergio Scalfaro May 11, 2010

    of course they have a lot of problem, but i suggest to wait the sp1
    Sergio

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I suggest if you want to speed your machine t put more ram, (2gb) is good. if you revert to xp if your budget is low.

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Mmm, I got a Dell Studio 15 a couple of weeks ago, and its drivers demanded Vista, so after trying to move to XP unsuccessfully I stayed with Vista, the SP1 version. I have had no problems with stability.

I've had it configured to have the XP look and feel as much as possible, since the Microsost geniuses came up with a superior human interface which I see as not at all superior.

A couple of the troublesome "superior" interface elements remain--such as the Blackberry-like flickscroll, but I've been able to at least choose settingsits effect, and others like it.

BOTTOM LINE: I'm OK with Vista SP1.

Posted on Dec 25, 2008

  • WaltCulver Dec 25, 2008

    Oops! Typo: Next to last line should read "...at least choose settings to diminish its effect,..."



    Sorry, I can spell and know my English, I just can't type.

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Its ****, i have 6 gig of ram and a quad core processor and it is still ****, slow, and unstable, allways crashing and lagging out, its ****, i will go back to xp, windoes 7 better not be this bad

Posted on Nov 01, 2008

Vista SP1 - still ****!

Posted on Sep 06, 2008

Format harddrive,install pclinuxos,install virtualbox,put xp in box.

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What are your specifications? There are a number of memory saving options you can try (and frankly I am surprised none have been mentioned yet).

You need to clean up programs, the GUI, startup, services etc etc and it should run much faster. Vista is only slow if you dont know how to use it. Granted there are some outstanding issues such as the networking shell but for the purposes of speeding up your PC, these are the basic admin tasks you should have already carried out:

1. Disable Windows Aero, disable transparency and sidebar and revert to the XP theme (Called windows classic in Vista)

2. Use msconfig to check start up items and disable those which arent needed.

3. Disable any service you dont need.

4. Use readyboost to enhance performance.

5. Turn unused windows features off.

6. If you are a competent administrator, disable UAC

:0) Hope this helps

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Posted on Jun 05, 2008

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Change to some version of Linux man. Why wait for a SP and then another SP to fix the previous ServicePacks..In my experience Vista takes 1-2 minutes just to delete a txt file. I have more than a Gig RAM free and the CPU is fast enough to run 4-5 VM's at a time...Honestly dude, just CHANGE..change is good..

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A ton of people are complaining about this OS.. Id revert to XP whats the machine?

Posted on Mar 03, 2008

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