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Old 01-13-2006, 03:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Windows XP/ VIsta Differences.

Haven't had time to read the entire thing but I will soon.

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windows vista looks much nicer than windows xp, but what are the requirements? i bet a celeron wouldnt even get passed install.

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The only major difference i could really see were just some nicer looking windows.........
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The new skin is going to be the most noticable difference in Vista. Probably the biggest under-the-hood thing will be DirectX 10 which will scrap all backwards compatability with older games so that graphics can advance at a much faster pace (like it could get any faster!).

I dont think Businesses will have any need for this upgrade, but I could be wrong. This is mostly for gamers and the computer illiterate home user.
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