Originally posted by djohnsto77
If I was a Windows user I'd wait a bit to see what the stability of this new system is before installing it. Some Microsoft products have been
notoriously buggy on first release.
This "should" be the most stable version of windows ever...since they had tons of beta releases, and over 5 million beta downloads.
The beta versions (as you would expect) were pretty buggy, and not many programs were compatible with it. And it was a memory hog...The last beta I
tried was RT1, it was much better, and it didn't suck up all my resources.
I just bought Vista home premium, I went with Full, instead of upgrade...because of the BS involving the upgrade version.
If you dont know what I'm talking about...I'll explain.
I format my pc at least once a year, twice if it needs it. On previous windows, you could buy the upgrade version, you could format your pc, put the
XP disc in, install it, and during the middle of the installation it would ask you to put in a previous version of windows (to prove you really are
upgrading), I was fine with this...But Vista changed all that.
I like a fresh clean install, its how you get the maximum performance, and Vista's policy is you MUST have XP (or 2000) installed on your pc, you can
put in the disc and click "clean install", but that formats your pc, and then you have to install XP...install the service packs, and activate it
and everything, and then install vista over top of it.
Thats just stupid, so I spent more and got the "full" version.
I bought it off amazon, it had free shipping....so I clicked that option obviously...I relized after a ordered it that it will take 2 weeks to
arrive...so I wont get it until Friday.
I'm looking forward to it.