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Windows Vista My big question is... If I start using Windows vista, will people with Windows XP be able to read my e-mails and access my documents. This will be an incedibly bad invvestment if I can only comunicate with others with Vista.

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There are some things to be aware of in Vista. If you have the new microsoft office, then you need to make sure you save as with the older format or others won't be able to open your documents. You shouldn't have a problem with emails since emails are typically generic where you can email someone on a mac, win 98, linux, xp, etc....... Vista will be different since a lot has been redesigned, but reviews has been fairly good from coworkers. I personally prefer Mac but see if you can try Vista out from a friend before buying. 

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Hi,

There should be no problem. People will still be able read your emails and access your documents.

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First of all i need a package which convert my Whole window xp in vista (icons ,start menu.etc......).Scondly i need a mail cilent which also can read the mail with attachments.Tank you


1a> the Vista Transformation Pack -
http://www.windowsxlive.net/vista-transformation-pack

1b> the Seven Transformation Pack -
http://www.windowsxlive.net/seven-transformation-pack

I have personally used the above transformation packs before, and they are pretty sweet.... and they have no bad-bugs(i.e. no virus's or malware). Good Stuff.


2a> Mozilla Thunderbird - superior in safety and support, but less known:
http://www.mozillamessaging.com/en-US/

2b> Windows Live Mail - very well known but a PITA at times:
http://download.live.com/wlmail

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Elaborate a little more .You can transfer mails from outlook to windows live xp .Follow the steps given below.
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http://www.webdevelopersnotes.com/tips/internet/configure_gmail_in_outlook_express.php3

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