[AI] Should I migrate to the new opporating system?

Harish Kotian harish at accessindia.org.in
Sun Sep 30 21:29:45 EDT 2007


Hi Vetri

1 Check if suitable drivers are available for XP, even if you go Vista. You 
can consider duel boot in the interem.
2 What is the period you intend to use the new laptop.
3 In Vista, you can make it a part of your RAM,  any, pen drive you plug in. 
So, enhancing memory is no hassel.
3 It makes sense buying current than picking out dated technology. It may 
hurt in the future.
4 Christmas is not far, where you can get better deals out there. It will 
give you opportunity to check on the Jaws 9 beta. This of course, if you can 
wait all that long.

Harish.



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Adhimoolam Vetrivel Murugan" <vadhimoolam at gmail.com>
To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
Sent: Monday, October 01, 2007 1:27 AM
Subject: [AI] Should I migrate to the new opporating system?


> Hi everyone,
>
> I am shopping for new laptop and exploring various possibilities. My
> main concern is the windows operating system. All of you in India are
> lucky since windows XP is still made available there, but most laptops
> here in US are migrating to Windows vista. I have been told by a
> couple of my friends that Vista even with 1 GB memory is extremely
> slow. At the same time, there are very few computers available in the
> market with XP. So is it really worth switching to the new operating
> system? Or should I go for the XP even if it is a bit expensive?
>
> Thanks in advance for your valuable inputs.
>
> Vetri.
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