Re: Vista Business Upgrade Questions from an XP guy



Even though I never had a problem with it I would not either!

"Ken Blake, MVP" <kblake@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message news:8sbar5t2iru6ftti3b71juu1nmfctq3440@xxxxxxxxxx
On Thu, 1 Apr 2010 15:34:55 -0700, "Drew"
<Aylen1957@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Geez.. can you even buy vista anymore??


Sure. Amazon.com and many other places sell it.

But I wouldn't recommend it today.



"Ken Blake, MVP" <kblake@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
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> On Thu, 1 Apr 2010 10:50:08 -0400, "WSR" <wsr-203@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>> My Win7 Upgrade Advisor report states that my current graphics adapter
>> won't
>> support the Aero user interface.
>
>
> So run Windows 7 without Aero. You don't get Aero with Vista either.
>
> I completely agree with PvdG42. It makes no sense to go to Vista now.
>
>
>> "PvdG42" <pvdg42@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
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>> > "WSR" <wsr-203@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
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>> >> Is MS selling Vista Business anymore? I go on the Windows Catalog
>> >> website
>> >> and I can't find it being offered.
>> >>
>> >> I have a perfectly functioning Win XP SP3 laptop. I've heard both
>> >> sides
>> >> of the upgrade issue.
>> >>
>> >> 1. Where can I buy Windows Vista Business? I don't want to get it >> >> from
>> >> some unreputable vendor. Will the version I buy contain the latest
>> >> SP's?
>> >> 2. My XP was OEM, does that cause major issues when upgrading to
>> >> Vista?
>> >> 3. I ran the Vista upgrade advisor and it states my laptop will >> >> handle
>> >> Vista if a do a few tasks first. Are the other resources regarding
>> >> upgrading to Vista on the web?
>> >>
>> >> Any thoughts, opinions, experiences are welcome.
>> >>
>> >> Regards,
>> >>
>> >> (B^>)-]=[
>> >>
>> >
>> > I'd suggest you go to Win 7. Why "upgrade" to the past?
>> >
>> >
>>
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