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  1. kop48

    64bit or 32bit

    Why bother? I've got pretty much everything I need in XP and I'm used to it. I don't move to a new OS just for the sake of it - it actually needs to match my workflow.
  2. kop48

    Windows Updating

    You really can't boot off cd into recovery console? Sounds like your HDD may be failing.
  3. kop48

    DirectX10 & Games

    *bite*
  4. kop48

    DirectX10 & Games

    Just clarifying ;)
  5. kop48

    DirectX10 & Games

    Crysis doesn't just 'should use shaders', Crysis IS DirectX 10! :P Also, where a lot of games are failing because of no runtime existing probably has nothing to do with the fact that DX10 can't emulate DX9 and more that they are hard-coded to look for as specific DLL which doesn't exist.
  6. kop48

    Acrobat Reader 8 install error

    Confirmed that the Adobe instructions work!
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    New 8800 Drivers released 100.65

    Ahhh praise Nvidia!!! Wooooo!!!
  8. kop48

    Acrobat Reader 8 install error

    Yup, having UAC disabled automatically sets the temp folder to not allow execution.
  9. kop48

    64bit or 32bit

    Yup, I'm going to format my rig and go back to XP. Vista is nice, but it's not mature enough! :(
  10. kop48

    New 8800 Drivers released 100.65

    Yay - they fixed a RESOLUTION issue and it's WHQL. Hopefully (according to NV head of engineering) now they'll start concentrating on performance rather than just getting it out the door.
  11. kop48

    64bit or 32bit

    Ah yes, based on those grounds (XP better for gaming at least for the next 5-6 months), then your advice is VERY sound. However, since we are going to start seeing DX10 exclusive games, you will need Vista eventually. That said, most of those games will also have a DX9 rendering path - it just...
  12. kop48

    64bit or 32bit

    That's a bit of a huge overstatement there. I can guarantee that a lot of the up-and-coming games will NOT be 64-bit simply by the fact that 64-bit drivers are a pain in the arse and most 'gaming' hardware tend to release the latest drivers on the 32-bit platform, not the 64-bit. 64-bit gaming...
  13. kop48

    64bit or 32bit

    It's just ironic that MS calls this the 'gaming' OS, then. :P If they really wanted to badge it so, they should've coordinated their release with some decent video drivers!
  14. kop48

    64bit or 32bit

    Vista is really, really bad for games atm. I've noticed at least a 50% drop in performance when compared to XP. Stick with XP for now if you play games.
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    NVIDIA drivers for Vista RTM. Finally!

    http://www.bluesnews.com/cgi-bin/board.pl?action=postmessage&boardid=1&id=0&threadid=75443 Forceware 100.64 released. Release notes: http://us.download.nvidia.com/Windows/100.64/100.64_ForceWare_Release_Notes.pdf
  16. kop48

    Game titles that work with Windows Vista

    World of Warcraft works, but nowhere near as fast as when I ran it on XP.
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    vista home premium remember network passwords after reboot?

    Try to see if 'simple file sharing' is turned on in folder options.
  18. kop48

    Other Workgroup machines cannot see Vista

    haha i'm a noob - it didn't keep the workgroup settings I'd set. Cheers, mate!
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    Other Workgroup machines cannot see Vista

    Hey, I've got a small problem, not sure how to fix it. I'd really like to, otherwise my MCE box upstairs can't access the stuff on this Vista PC. Basically, none of the Windows machines can see my PC on the network, but can ping and can also access it directly fine, either via IP or name...