Solved How many here still use Vista.

How do you use vista?

  • Yes, it is my only OS on my primary or only computer.

  • It is a secondary OS on my computer.

  • I have it on a secondary computer.

  • I only run it on a virtual machine.

  • I never run it.


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Vistaar

Vista Guru

My Computer

System One

  • Operating System
    Vista Home Premium x86 SP2
    Manufacturer/Model
    HP Pavilion Elite m9150f
    CPU
    Intel Q6600
    Memory
    3 GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT

wither 3

Vista Guru
Gold Member
Hi Jody-

I just tried the downloads at that website and got this-

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Also, I'm not sure what it's usefulness is if one can update Vista via Windows Update.
 

My Computer

System One

  • Operating System
    Vista Home Premium 64 bit SP2
    Manufacturer/Model
    Cyberpower
    CPU
    Intel Quad CPU Q6700 2.67 GHZ
    Motherboard
    NVIDIA 780i
    Memory
    4 GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    MSI GTX 560 TI Twin Frozr
    Sound Card
    Sound Blaster SB Audigy
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Viewsonic VG2436
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080p
    Hard Drives
    Samsung HD 105SI
    WDC WD20
    Case
    Apevia XJupiter
    Cooling
    air
    Mouse
    Logitech MX 600
    Keyboard
    Logitech MX 3200
    Internet Speed
    30 Mbps

Vistaar

Vista Guru
This attachment is not available.
That is simply because you weren't logged in at MSFN.
Also, I'm not sure what it's usefulness is if one can update Vista via Windows Update.
Sort of like digging a fallout shelter and stocking it with canned food.
 

My Computer

System One

  • Operating System
    Vista Home Premium x86 SP2
    Manufacturer/Model
    HP Pavilion Elite m9150f
    CPU
    Intel Q6600
    Memory
    3 GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT

stvpls

New Member
4 (restored like new) laptops i use the most:
  1. FUJITSU Esprimo mobile D9510 Windows vista business (the one i use the most)
  2. DELL Latitude D610 windows xp prof. (the 2nd one i use the most)
  3. acer travelmate 630 windows xp home ORIGINAL ACER INSTALL from 2001
  4. lenovo x220Ti windows 7 ultimate
  5. compaq armada m300 windows 2000
3 desktops i use the most
  1. assembled desktop win 7
  2. hp dc5100 SFF windows xp pro
  3. hp dc 7800 windows vista business
in conclusion i use vista almost everyday, i do not have a main pc i use all of them the same way (except games wich i play on the w7 one with core 2 quad), i dont care about end of life or old hardware, i just use it, max out the ram and maintain it (hardwar cleaning, hdd defrag, reg files and temp files cleaning), i dont like windows 10 and never will
 
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My Computer

System One

  • Operating System
    Windows Vista Business, Windows xp home and professional, Windows 2000, Windows 98 Windows 7 professional

wither 3

Vista Guru
Gold Member
I'm die hard Vista and use it everyday as my main system. I use Win 7 for software that can't be run in Vista and to help people with Win 7 and software running on Win 7. On the other hand, I have tried doing things on my friends (now deceased) Win 10 system with Classic Shell and didn't see much to sway me from using it. I have a whole notebook of articles from a computer magazine which discuss things to disable and modify in Win 10 when, if ever, this 11 year old system actually craps out to the point that I need a new one. That means the motherboard has to fail and I can't get an equivalent replacement and I need to use Win 10.
 

My Computer

System One

  • Operating System
    Vista Home Premium 64 bit SP2
    Manufacturer/Model
    Cyberpower
    CPU
    Intel Quad CPU Q6700 2.67 GHZ
    Motherboard
    NVIDIA 780i
    Memory
    4 GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    MSI GTX 560 TI Twin Frozr
    Sound Card
    Sound Blaster SB Audigy
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Viewsonic VG2436
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080p
    Hard Drives
    Samsung HD 105SI
    WDC WD20
    Case
    Apevia XJupiter
    Cooling
    air
    Mouse
    Logitech MX 600
    Keyboard
    Logitech MX 3200
    Internet Speed
    30 Mbps

Vistaar

Vista Guru
If you have Win 7, then I fail to see any reason to use 3-year-old Opera 36 x86 on Vista x64. But aside from its glaring deficiencies as a web-browsing platform in 2019, I am still very fond of my vintage Vista system.
 

My Computer

System One

  • Operating System
    Vista Home Premium x86 SP2
    Manufacturer/Model
    HP Pavilion Elite m9150f
    CPU
    Intel Q6600
    Memory
    3 GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT
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