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Windows Vista SP1 now available via Windows Update
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Windows Vista Service Pack 1 is now available via Windows Update.

File size is 66.9MB

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eek...............

Who will the brave to upgrade first wink

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I've just done it. Took 1 hour 5 mins to install after the download (PC running intel Pentium D 2.80Ghz Dual Core with 2GB RAM). Nothing obvious in the update and no problems as yet. smirk

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I only have one Vista machine and to be honest I don't know if it automatically updates itself or not!

I haven't even configured email after six months!


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no emails for 6 months???

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I heard it was to be released on DVD there were so many patches and fixes??


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I will wait for the betamax version wink

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ha ha quality

I have to use vista in work now and its like
being a handicapped, i cant find bugger all.


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Mark S #210676 04/25/2008 5:47 PM
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try finding your own local IP - it was easy in XP - very hard in Vista!

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i use ipconfig /all

but that's only because it was easier to use

run cmd
then blar blar...

But i know what you mean.


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Originally Posted by Mark S
ha ha quality

I have to use vista in work now and its like
being a handicapped, i cant find bugger all.


My sentiments exactly....

That's what I say to everyone who asks me about Vista...

"I can't find bugger all"


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My only hope is that over time i will get better at it
and then i will be the smart one when the rest switch over lol.

But come 2009 there could be a new OS frown


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Originally Posted by Ian
no emails for 6 months???


Well, it's only one machine (and I can use webmail on it.)

Plus, I thought it would be useful to get to know Vista before the inevitable changeover.

Now I wonder if the changeover is in-fact inevitable?


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Originally Posted by Mark S
But come 2009 there could be a new OS frown



Would that be 'Windows 7' or whatever?

Well yeah, couldn't we just bypass this (ahem) version and move onto something better ( laugh laugh laugh - oooh I kill me!)


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I've rolled several clients back to XP from Vista... they've all expressed that running vista is like preinstalling viruses all over your machine... Sure it's pretty, but it is klunky... And for all the resources it requires you'd think it'd run like a friggen mainframe...


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Originally Posted by Mark S
i use ipconfig /all

but that's only because it was easier to use

run cmd
then blar blar...

But i know what you mean.

Actually out of the box the RUN command is not even shown, you have to enable it.

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Humm will have to check that lol
I just went accessories and cmd when i couldn't find the run.
Where's that setting?

Or if you wish you can let me find it over a few weeks lol


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Right click the task bar, select Properties, click Start Menu, Customize, scroll half way down and check Run Command, click OK.

crazy

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Thanks

I'm finding that people who have never got into computer
before vista like it?

But its the old school xp >> Vista who hate it IMO?

If it grows on me then its going to take a long time.


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Originally Posted by ScriptKeeper
Right click the task bar, select Properties, click Start Menu, Customize, scroll half way down and check Run Command, click OK.

crazy


Are you actually meant to find that ? confused


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Originally Posted by Mark S
But its the old school xp >> Vista who hate it IMO?

If it grows on me then its going to take a long time.


Yeah, likewise. Most previous versions of windows have just sort of rolled into each other. But not this one frown


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I may as well put my mouse in my left hand as its slowing me that much lol


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Interesting analogy Mark - and a very good one smile


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I updated - 4mb and haven't noticed any difference (I had updated a few days ago too, so it updated what hadn't been done yet).


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not even showing when I go to windows update frown

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yehhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

XP XP lol


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You know, you can just use the search bar for the run commands; found that out today lol...


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Yep - but still prefer the START RUN myself.


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Originally Posted by ntdoc
Yep - but still prefer the START RUN myself.
Still prefer XP myself wink


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My Vista Business Edition at work hasnt done sp1 yet
and its not listed and i think its crap lol


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