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News Vista SP1 timeline revealed

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Tim S, 30 Aug 2007.

  1. Tim S

    Tim S OG

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  2. DarkLord7854

    DarkLord7854 New Member

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    I find Admin to be kinda screwy with Vista, like when I try to edit files and it says I don't have admin rights to it.. Yea.. >.>
     
  3. Awoken

    Awoken Gazing at the stars

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    I'm impressed with Vista on my gf's laptop, it runs smoothly and all the programs she usually uses are compatible. I might make the jump after sp1 depending on how it gets on with games (I'll probably go dual boot for XP and older games).
     
  4. Mister_Tad

    Mister_Tad Super Moderator Super Moderator

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    Hopefully I'm in that 10,000 getting SP1 in a couple weeks, will probably just go for it then, after all, how beta can it be /touches wood :worried:
     
  5. LeMaltor

    LeMaltor >^_^

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    I lol'ed :lol:
     
  6. wafflesomd

    wafflesomd New Member

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    Which part says it won't hog up half of your ram?
     
  7. LeMaltor

    LeMaltor >^_^

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    Google Vista ram management and educate yourself :thumb:
     
  8. Buzzons

    Buzzons Active Member

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    Well said LeMaltor

    Slagging vista off when equipped with he facts is ok, when you just blindly abuse it.. that is just wrong
     
  9. Mister_Tad

    Mister_Tad Super Moderator Super Moderator

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    It is quite amusing when people buy 2-4GB of ram and then complain when it actually gets used.
     
  10. Ramble

    Ramble Ginger Nut

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    Actually Vista 'hogs' up near to 100% of your RAM, that is if you count the superfetch cache.
    For actual background processes it hogs up around 30-50%. Notice I used %, because this is virtually true no matter what amount of RAm you have. 4GB, 50%. 2GB, 50%. 1GB, 50%.
    Also, it drops that usage faster than a green snake up a sugarcane when an app actually needs it.
     
  11. wuyanxu

    wuyanxu still wants Homeworld 3

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    hah, yeah. i love Vista's RAM managment. go into a game, game uses 700MB out of my 1GB, exit the game, Vista uses 500MB. minimum wasted!

    hope SP1 fix the "start menu search 'word' can't launch Word 2007 issue".
     
  12. Sam0r

    Sam0r It's been a while

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    Works fine for me, unless you're on about something other than pressing winkey > typing 'word' then hitting enter?
     
  13. wuyanxu

    wuyanxu still wants Homeworld 3

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    yeah, i've got Word 2007 installed, hit Start key, type Word, and press Enter when Microsoft Office Word 2007 is selected does nothing what so ever.
     
  14. Sam0r

    Sam0r It's been a while

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    Weird, try doing it fast. Like w-o-r-d-enter instead of waiting for anything to come up.
     
  15. GoodBytes

    GoodBytes How many wifi's does it have?

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    Would be nice if SP1 makes Vista boot a bit faster.It's not an issue for me (currently) as I leave my comp turn on. But I'm thinking of getting a laptop, and I will shut-down here and there, and I don't want to drain my battery because it takes forever to load.
     
  16. Brooxy

    Brooxy Like a boss (but not a boss)

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    I just leave mine in standby. When it's on, the battery lasts only for about 1.5 - 2 hours dependant on usage, but in standby, I can quite happily go to work, come home and nearly have a full battery. Hopefully, SP1 will give a better shutdown time, as it takes a fair while on my laptop
     
  17. paul2345

    paul2345 New Member

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    Vista occupy too much ram for me , i hope this can be improved.but it really looks cool and shine.:worried::worried:
     
  18. wuyanxu

    wuyanxu still wants Homeworld 3

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    doesn't work.

    it has to be a shortcut. if you open word's property, it's not a shortcut, it's just says "target: Microsoft Office Professional 2007"
     
  19. Nikumba

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    How much does it occupy? By design Vista is made to use your ram to give you a better user experience rather than just doing nothing with it.

    Kimbie
     
  20. ComputerKing

    ComputerKing <img src="http://forums.bit-tech.net/images/smilie

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    Vista is amazing without any SP1 But Who knows ;)

    Thanks for this information. CK.
     
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