Vista support has ended. No updates.

  rdave13 18:50 13 Apr 2017
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Just for info, as from 11 April, Vista support is dead including Microsoft Security Essentials support is only for a limited time only.

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  Aitchbee 22:31 13 Apr 2017

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  Menzie 14:25 14 Apr 2017
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Unfortunately Vista came at a time when my PC wasn't very powerful so I didn't have a great experience with it.

My laptop came with Vista Basic which only had 512MB of RAM and a lowly Celeron so I went with XP instead.

By the time I started putting my gaming PC together 7 was out.

Vista is an OS that so many people seemed to complain about. Only OS that I saw which got more complaints was ME which oddly was perfect for me when I used it before XP. XP on the other hand took some patches to settle down and become reliable.

Feels like Vista was only here yesterday.

  Burn-it 16:15 14 Apr 2017

I have found that any machine that will run Vista will also run Windows 7 with no problems. I use Win 7 on all my machines - some that aren't supposd to be able to run Vista. Where drivers haven't been written for the machine as a whole, I have only once failed to find a specific devices drivers and that was for a very old network card that works fine using the XP drivers under Win 7.

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