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Old 07-18-2007, 12:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi

I am looking forward to CoD4 but it will probs be for xp an vista only. i am running 2k. shall i get xp or vista?

but can i, if i buy vista upgrade, install that on a partition of my HD and hence run 2k and vista, which might be good coz if something dosnt work on vista it will on 2k...

or should i just stick with xp which is safe?

and help appreciated. thanks
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Windows Xp is still very good and actually much more stable at the moment than Vista. There is no problem just using XP as I myself and most gamers prefer top use. Upgrade to Vista when it's not so buggy and a resource hog.
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Windows Xp is still very good and actually much more stable at the moment than Vista. There is no problem just using XP as I myself and most gamers prefer top use. Upgrade to Vista when it's not so buggy and a resource hog.
i agree
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Hopefully the SP1 fixes all that, this summer.
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go with XP definitely, much better for gaming and alot less bugs and hassle
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Hopefully the SP1 fixes all that, this summer.
SP1 comes out this summer?! Yippee! I bought Vista from my university in late May before I left because it was only $75. I'm going to put it on my new machine in the coming weeks.
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Windows Xp is still very good and actually much more stable at the moment than Vista. There is no problem just using XP as I myself and most gamers prefer top use. Upgrade to Vista when it's not so buggy and a resource hog.
this is true, but i will only buy one os. so its either xp forever or vista. i wont be getting vista in a year or so. it one or the other. so really i suppose i mean, will xp last for a while as an os. will i feel in a year that i should have got vista coz its now not buggy and better than xp?

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i dont see xp lasting more then a year or so
alot of htings are coming out right now focusing on vista
if i were you i would find a way to "aquire" xp for free and then go out and buy vista when the bugs are fixed
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i dont see xp lasting more then a year or so
alot of htings are coming out right now focusing on vista
if i were you i would find a way to "aquire" xp for free and then go out and buy vista when the bugs are fixed
seems like an awesome plan, i like the idea of "aquring" XP, mind the euphemism but don't copies of XP still come with an upgrade coupon to Vista?
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go with XP definitely, much better for gaming and alot less bugs and hassle
I agree that XP is better for gaming..... but I don't agree with you that XP has less bugs than Vista (Thats if we assume that vista has bugs)
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