Re: Vista faster than XP on my 640m
On Sun, 01 Jul 2007 20:42:18 +1000, Star@*.* wrote:
On Sun, 01 Jul 2007 00:04:49 -0500, Journey <rainbow@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I have full installs on different hard drives of Vista and XP on my
Without a doubt, things run faster on Vista. Word 2007 is very fast
on Vista -- it probably runs in about 2 seconds, while on XP it takes
about 5 seconds to start up.
It's great to be able to open programs and have them come up almost
For anyone considering a laptop who wants that kind of performance, I
suggest any Core 2 Duo that has 4M cache, and a 7200 rpm hard drive.
So which is it yesterday you posted you were about ready to remove
Vista on the laptop because on corrupted data and a wireless card and
today Vista is the one.
Reminds me of the joke about the pilot who said I have some good news
and some bad news.... the good news is we're ahead of schedule but
the bad news is we're going to crash.
So Art I guess he likes the speed of Vista vs. XP but Vista is
problems and XP is fine ?????? For me, speed won't matter if it
messes up my files.
Hopefully Journey can explain all of this better <g>.
- Re: Quest VMCL. OK
... "Designed for Vista Premium" logo, and also described as "Media Center ... "Media Center Laptops" might all come with built in Hybrid Analogue/Digital ... for a laptop with Media Center functionality. ... No I did not upgrade my sisters laptop with those hardware drivers. ...
- Boot and general performance
... Checked out what is starting up and uninstalled any program that I no longer used and adjusted ones I still use to only load what they need when I actually click on them to start. ... I also stand the laptop on a cake stand so that air flow under and around it is maximised. ... so I tried to use SFC /SCANBOOT as I used to on XP but that option doesn't exist for SFC under Vista so I cant reboot and have a windows OS file scan be performed when no file is locked. ... Not daunted I thought about "repair install" which *CAN* be done on my desktop Vista Business if needed with the DVD there but the laptop came with Vista Ultimate 64 bit already installed and with a restore partition on it, no disk, as usual and I cannot actually DO a repair install because of that. ...
- Re: Which XP to use
... so many problems with the display drivers that HP has decided I have a faulty card and is now sending me a brand new laptop to the exact same specs. ... My thought on it is that since I am still going to be getting the Vista OS and the same Nvidia video card, that the problems will still be there. ... Just because the first laptop had defective hardware components or corrupted drivers, this is no indication that the replacement laptop will have the same problem. ...
- Re: trying to put XP on a new Gateway laptop
... for daring to post the truth that not all software runs on vista 64. ... XP boot CD. ... Put original hard drive from the laptop into enclosure. ... To access the SATA hard drive with the XP install CD, ...
- Re: Windows Vista
... I got a laptop for my wife for Xmas. ... The few laptops I could find with XP instead of Vista were mucho expensive. ... XP as you are with pre-installed trialware, adware, and Dell customizations ... installing whatever we want whenever we want? ...