New Computer, packed Vista.

Discussion in 'Computer Software and Operating Systems' started by Twiffles, Feb 25, 2008.

  1. Twiffles
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    Twiffles танковые победы

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    So yeah, I fessed up the moneys I had and bought myself a newer computer. Now it came preinstalled with Vista, which sucks. I tend to try to make the most out of Vista until I get fed up to the point I want to kill it.

    So the bulk of this is, what should I install, edit, config, etc.
     
  2. Urza

    Urza hi

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    If you hate it, then install XP.

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  3. phoood

    phoood taking it to a whole new level.

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    I don't have vista but I'd google for various vista tweaks.
    And I luv my launchy @ launchy.net
     
  4. Heran Bago

    Heran Bago Where do puyo come from?

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    First of all, XP.

    Second, Launchy.
     
  5. notnarb

    notnarb Not narbing it up

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    Vista. Isn't. That. Bad.
     
  6. Urza

    Urza hi

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    Its bad enough that XP is better; and bad enough thats its worth the 40 minutes to format the drive and install XP over it.
     
  7. fischju

    fischju Rehabilitated Jaywalker

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    Unless it is a laptop, in which case it will be a lot harder than formating/installing.

    What are your Vista problems?
    Tips:
    Turn off UAC
    Turn off indexing
    Turn off Aero

    That should make it better.
     
  8. Urza

    Urza hi

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    Explain.
     
  9. fischju

    fischju Rehabilitated Jaywalker

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    Many companies don't have drivers for XP laptop components any more (because the only model that use those parts are sold with Vista)

    It's a common problem.
     
  10. science

    science science rules

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    It really isn't that bad. I haven't had a negative experience, and I've had it since launch. Give it a try, and if you don't like it, go to XP
     
  11. DrKupo

    DrKupo Resistance: Fall of Gbatemp

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    www.apple.com/leopard

    problem solved
     
  12. DrKupo

    DrKupo Resistance: Fall of Gbatemp

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    Re-posting my reply since it was not offtopic, despite what some random mod thinks.

    Return the pc, buy a mac, or just install hackintosh. Dealing with Windows is physically painful.
     
  13. Urza

    Urza hi

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    Ah.

    Well if thats the case, here's a 9 month old list of tweaks:
    http://forums.qj.net/f-everything-windows-...ista-99699.html
     
  14. fischju

    fischju Rehabilitated Jaywalker

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    Where is she going to get the $1500 difference?
     
  15. DrKupo

    DrKupo Resistance: Fall of Gbatemp

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    Beats me. Vista sucks, XP sucks, I'm posting the next logical option.

    You can't censor ideas you don't like, mods. It's just not right.
     
  16. Urza

    Urza hi

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    Its called spam dear.

    If someone went into every DSTT thread and made posts saying the person should get an R4, they would be deleted also. Its simply not relevant, and just an obvious attempt at being a troll.
     
  17. fischju

    fischju Rehabilitated Jaywalker

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    SP1 is out, try that. Should help some.
     
  18. DrKupo

    DrKupo Resistance: Fall of Gbatemp

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    It's not spam. I hate Vista, my computer doesn't have xp drivers. Options: Linux (lol), stick with Vista, buy a Mac. I posted my thoughts, it IS censorship, and I make that call, not some random Gbatemp writer.
     
  19. scubersteve

    scubersteve Newbie

    hackintosh.
    OSX86.
    Installing OS X on an x86 PC.
    I've done it before, but I didn't have a nice enough grahics card, so i switched back.
    BUT!
    It was OS X.
    And OS X > Vista.
    At least in my opinion.
     
  20. DrKupo

    DrKupo Resistance: Fall of Gbatemp

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    Seems like the members have no problem with my post.

    What graphics card did you have? NVinject can fix nearly every nvidia problem.